Caregiver strain and symptoms of depression among principal caregivers of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder in Sri Lanka

@inproceedings{Rodrigo2013CaregiverSA,
  title={Caregiver strain and symptoms of depression among principal caregivers of patients with schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder in Sri Lanka},
  author={Chaturaka Rodrigo and Tharanga Fernando and Senaka Rajapakse and Varuni de Silva and Raveen Hanwella},
  booktitle={International journal of mental health systems},
  year={2013}
}
UNLABELLED INTRODUCTION Data on caregiver strain and depression of principal caregivers of patients with mental illnesses are few in developing countries. Findings from developed countries cannot be applied directly to developing countries as culture specific factors may influence the outcome. METHODS A prospective study was carried out in the University Psychiatry Unit of the National Hospital of Sri Lanka (NHSL) to identify symptoms of depression, caregiver strain and dissatisfaction… CONTINUE READING
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