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RI Hospital: Caregivers of those with dementia may benefit from tailored interventions

Rhode Island Hospital researchers have found that multiple factors contribute to the burden felt by caregivers of people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. These factors include the direct impact of providing care upon the caregivers’ lives, guilt, and frustration or embarrassment. These burdens can have detrimental effects on the caregiver, including poorer physical health, increased rates of emotional distress and depression.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-07/l-r…

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