Normal aging and dementia disorders — Coping and crisis in the family

@article{Brne1986NormalAA,
  title={Normal aging and dementia disorders — Coping and crisis in the family},
  author={G{\"o}rel Br{\aa}ne},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={1986},
  volume={10},
  pages={287-295}
}
At present we have limited possibilities to treat dementia disorders. One way to intervene in the progress is to support the family. In this investigation the situation of the family and the primary caregivers to patients with dementia disorders are studied. One group consists of 171 patients admitted to a geropsychiatric unit. Relatives to these patients were interviewed. A subgroup of these patients were formed consisting of 28 patients with Alzheimer's disease and senile dementia of… CONTINUE READING