This database contains 10 studies, archived under the term: "caregiver burden"
The effects of a support group on dementia caregivers’ burden and depression
Objective: The aim of the study is to investigate the effects of a support group on depression levels and burden among dementia caregivers in Taiwan. Method: An experimental, pre-intervention post-intervention control group design was used in this study. The experimental group received intervention consisting of a 12-week support group for dementia caregivers. A total of […]
Public-private partnerships improve health outcomes in individuals with early stage Alzheimer’s disease
Purpose: In a collaborative effort between the Missouri Department of Health, Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), Alzheimer Association, and academic researchers, we tested whether early dementia detection and comprehensive care consultations would improve health outcomes in care receivers (CRs) and their family caregivers (FCGs), therefore addressing an important public health concern.; Participants and Methods: A […]
Memantine improves goal attainment and reduces caregiver burden in Parkinson’s disease with dementia
Objective: Memantine, an uncompetitive antagonist of N‐methyl‐D‐aspartate receptors, may have a role in managing symptoms associated with dementia in Parkinson’s disease (PDD), although its role in improving patient‐reported outcomes (PROs) has not been extensively investigated. PROs may be more sensitive than standard psychometric measures for detecting change in complex conditions such as PDD. The aim […]