A review of the psychobiology of dementia caregiving: a focus on resilience factors.

@article{Harmell2011ARO,
  title={A review of the psychobiology of dementia caregiving: a focus on resilience factors.},
  author={Alexandrea L. Harmell and Elizabeth A Chattillion and Susan K. Roepke and Brent T Mausbach},
  journal={Current psychiatry reports},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={219-24}
}
The recent aging trend in the United States has resulted in exponential growth in the number of informal dementia caregivers. Caring for a family member with dementia has been associated with negative health outcomes that are likely related to physiologic changes resulting from stress. However, caregiving is not always associated with health morbidity. In this review, we highlight resilience factors that appear to have a beneficial relationship with health outcomes. Specifically, we highlight… CONTINUE READING

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