Burden in caregivers of cognitively impaired older adults living in the community: methodological issues and determinants.

@article{Bdard2000BurdenIC,
  title={Burden in caregivers of cognitively impaired older adults living in the community: methodological issues and determinants.},
  author={Michel B B{\'e}dard and David Pedlar and Nancy Martin and O W Malott and Michael J Stones},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={307-32}
}
Considerable burden is reported by informal caregivers of older individuals with cognitive impairment. Significant progress in the understanding of determinants of this burden has been achieved. However, further progress could be attained if we considered important methodological issues that may have limited our understanding of caregiver burden. These issues include subgroups of care recipients and caregivers, measurement issues, research design, and statistical techniques. Fifty-three studies… CONTINUE READING