Cross-cultural study of caregiver burden for Alzheimer's disease in Japan and Taiwan: result from Dementia Research in Kumamoto and Tainan (DeReKaT).

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BACKGROUND Caregiver burden (CB) of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in Taiwan is becoming an urgent social issue as well as that in Japan. The comparison of CB may explain how caregiver feels burden in each country. METHODS The participants were 343 outpatients with AD and their caregivers of Japan (n = 230) and Taiwan (n = 113). We assessed the CB using the… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S104161021600003X

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@article{Matsushita2016CrossculturalSO, title={Cross-cultural study of caregiver burden for Alzheimer's disease in Japan and Taiwan: result from Dementia Research in Kumamoto and Tainan (DeReKaT).}, author={Masateru Matsushita and Ming-Chyi Pai and C. T. Jhou and Asuka Koyama and Manabu Ikeda}, journal={International psychogeriatrics}, year={2016}, volume={28 7}, pages={1125-32} }