EUROCARE: a cross‐national study of co‐resident spouse carers for people with Alzheimer's disease: I—factors associated with carer burden

  title={EUROCARE: a cross‐national study of co‐resident spouse carers for people with Alzheimer's disease: I—factors associated with carer burden},
  author={Justine Schneider and Joanna Murray and Sube Banerjee and Anthony H. Mann},
  journal={International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry},
The challenges presented by the increasing public health and social impact of caring for people with dementia have become clear in recent years. Previous research has identified that, while there are positive as well as negative elements to the caring role, carers are at high risk of mental health problems and that the comprehensive burden of caring has social, economic and health based elements. Co‐resident carers, especially spouses, are of primary importance in maintaining people with… 
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