Psychometric evaluation of a Spanish language version of the Screen for Caregiver Burden (SCB) in caregivers of patients with mixed, vascular and Alzheimer's dementia.

@article{GuerraSilla2011PsychometricEO,
  title={Psychometric evaluation of a Spanish language version of the Screen for Caregiver Burden (SCB) in caregivers of patients with mixed, vascular and Alzheimer's dementia.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a de Guadalupe Guerra-Silla and Luis Miguel Guti{\'e}rrez-Robledo and Juan Manuel Villalpando-Berumen and Mario Ulises P{\'e}rez-Zepeda and Mariano Monta{\~n}a-{\'A}lvarez and Jorge Antonio Reyes-Guerrero and Oscar Rosas-Carrasco},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 23-24},
  pages={3443-51}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To validate a Spanish language version of the Screen for Caregiver Burden, the full-length or long (25-item) and short (seven-item) versions in Mexican caregivers of patients with mixed, vascular and Alzheimer's dementia. BACKGROUND Patients with dementia display impaired executive function and neuropsychiatric symptoms such as behavioural changes and sleep disturbances. These symptoms can make patients become more dependent. The experience of caregiving for patients under… CONTINUE READING
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