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Sundown syndrome: Various symptoms such as confusion and restlessness that is observed mainly in elderly institutionalized patients with dementia. Symptoms tend to occur mainly at sunset. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sundown syndrome is available below.
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