Even mild depression puts a burden on Alzheimer’s family caregivers

21 septiembre 2015

Caregiving for an Alzheimer’s patient is especially burdensome for spousal and family caregivers who at the time of their near and dear one’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis suffer from depressive symptoms, according to a study. The study analyzed the psychological stress of family caregivers during a three-year period following the Alzheimer’s diagnosis.