Biological, psychological and clinical markers of caregiver's stress in impaired elderly with dementia and age-related disease.

@article{Neri2007BiologicalPA,
  title={Biological, psychological and clinical markers of caregiver's stress in impaired elderly with dementia and age-related disease.},
  author={Matteo Neri and Pilar Bonati and M Pinelli and Paola Borella and Ivana Tolve and Nicola Nigro},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={44 Suppl 1},
  pages={289-94}
}
Stress refers to the experience, produced through a person-environment transaction, that results in psychological or physiological distress. Everyday stress or hassles have a larger impact on health, in this frame caring for elderly disabled and/or demented persons have been shown to be a chronic role strain. The concept of stress and strain encompasses different levels of individual functioning (physiological, cognitive, affective, social). We studied whether 3 different distressing conditions… CONTINUE READING

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