Depression among family caregivers of community-dwelling older people who used services under the Long Term Care Insurance program: a large-scale population-based study in Japan.

@article{Arai2014DepressionAF,
  title={Depression among family caregivers of community-dwelling older people who used services under the Long Term Care Insurance program: a large-scale population-based study in Japan.},
  author={Yumiko Arai and Keigo Kumamoto and Yoko Mizuno and Masakazu Washio},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          81-91
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To identify predictors for depression among family caregivers of community-dwelling older people under the Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI) program in Japan through a large-scale population-based survey. METHOD All 5938 older people with disabilities, using domiciliary services under the LTCI in the city of Toyama, and their family caregivers participated in this study. Caregiver depression was defined as scores of ≥16 on the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D… CONTINUE READING

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