Prevalence of anxiety and depression in caregivers of Alzeheimer's dementia patients.

@article{Ostoji2014PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of anxiety and depression in caregivers of Alzeheimer's dementia patients.},
  author={Dra{\vz}enka Ostoji{\'c} and Domagoj Vidovi{\'c} and Ana Bacekovi{\'c} and Petrana Bre{\vc}i{\'c} and Vlado Juki{\'c}},
  journal={Acta clinica Croatica},
  year={2014},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={17-21}
}
Alzheimer's dementia (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disorder, which affects 30 million people worldwide. With aging of the population, it is becoming an increasing problem in Croatia. Alzheimer's dementia represents not only problem for the patient but affects the patients' caregivers as well. Caring for a patient with AD carries a significant physical, socioeconomic and psychological burden. Previous studies have shown an increased risk of physical and psychiatric illness. The aim… CONTINUE READING

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