Predictors of dementia caregiver depressive symptoms in a population: the Cache County dementia progression study.

@article{Piercy2013PredictorsOD,
  title={Predictors of dementia caregiver depressive symptoms in a population: the Cache County dementia progression study.},
  author={Kathleen W Piercy and Elizabeth Braungart Fauth and Maria C. Norton and Roxane Pfister and Chris D Corcoran and Peter V. Rabins and C. G. Lyketsos and JoAnn T. Tschanz},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={921-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Previous research has consistently reported elevated rates of depressive symptoms in dementia caregivers, but mostly with convenience samples. This study examined rates and correlates of depression at the baseline visit of a population sample of dementia caregivers (N = 256). METHOD Using a modified version of Williams (Williams, I. C. [2005]. Emotional health of black and white dementia caregivers: A contextual examination. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological… CONTINUE READING

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