by George J Huba PhD (Psychologist)
Dementia is not just MEMORY LOSS. In fact, certain manifestations of dementia do not involve significant memory loss.
Virtually all forms of dementia include significant psychiatric symptoms. I certainly experience them.
If your doctor is not prescribing psychiatric medications for depression, anxiety, and anger ask why not.
If psychiatric medications you have been prescribed are not working, ask your doctor, why and if it might be useful to consult with a psychiatric medicine specialist, especially one for those with the brain changes of someone with dementia.
A mind map of some of the issues. Click the image to expand it.