The impact of new demands for assistance on caregiver depression: tests using an inception cohort.

@article{Given1999TheIO,
  title={The impact of new demands for assistance on caregiver depression: tests using an inception cohort.},
  author={Charles W. Given and Barbara A. Given and Manfred Stommel and Faouzi Azzouz},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={1999},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={76-85}
}
Family caregivers of patients facing high numbers of new demands for assistance following hospital discharge were more likely to experience increased levels of depression in the following six months compared with caregivers facing similar overall demands but few new demands for assistance following hospital discharge. New demands for assistance had a significant independent effect upon the levels of depression and were independent of family relationship (spouse vs nonspouse) and caregiver… CONTINUE READING

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