Gender differences in burden and depression among informal caregivers of demented elders in the community.

@article{Gallicchio2002GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in burden and depression among informal caregivers of demented elders in the community.},
  author={Lisa M Gallicchio and Nauman H Siddiqi and Patricia W Langenberg and Mona Baumgarten},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={154-63}
}
BACKGROUND Earlier studies have yielded inconsistent findings regarding gender differences with respect to burden and depression among informal community caregivers of dementia patients. OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to determine whether or not there were gender differences in the prevalence of burden and depression among informal caregivers of community-residing dementia patients. METHODS Data from 259 female and 68 male caregivers who were part of the Canadian Study of Health and… CONTINUE READING