Sense of coherence, burden, and affective symptoms in family carers of people with dementia.

@article{Orgeta2013SenseOC,
  title={Sense of coherence, burden, and affective symptoms in family carers of people with dementia.},
  author={Vasiliki Orgeta and Elena Lo Sterzo},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={
          973-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Caring for a relative with dementia has been associated with high levels of psychological morbidity in carers. Sense of coherence is an important resource of successful coping with caregiving. The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between stress associated with caregiving, sense of coherence, and self-reported depression and anxiety in family carers of people with dementia. We hypothesized that carers reporting high levels of anxiety and depression will… CONTINUE READING

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