Psychosocial Effects on Carers of Living with Persons with Dementia

@article{Brodaty1990PsychosocialEO,
  title={Psychosocial Effects on Carers of Living with Persons with Dementia},
  author={H. Brodaty and D. Hadzi-Pavlovic},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1990},
  volume={24},
  pages={351 - 361}
}
A survey of members of the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Society confirmed high rates of psychological morbidity, though not of depression, and social isolation in family carers of persons with dementia. Psychological morbidity in carers was associated with having an affected person at home, the carer being a spouse, demanding problem behaviours, poor physical health in the carer, social isolation, dissatisfaction with social supports, greater use of psychotropic medication, and a… Expand
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