Demenza, disturbi comportamentali e stress del caregiver in soggetti ultrasettantenni

Translated title of the contribution: Impact of dementia and behavioural alteration on caregiver stress

Sebastiano Di Mauro, S. Chiarenza, R. Spada, A. Distefano, A. Di Mauro, F. Giuffrida

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Abstract

Dementia mean as the loss of cognitive and intellectual functions possibly interfering on activity daily living, are connected to behavioural disease. According to our study we have tested a group of elderly over 70 years affected by dementia indagated with Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI) the behavioural diseases and producing stress in the caregiver. It has been noticed how the highest amount of behavioural diseases is present in moderate Alzheimer affected people and how there is, in these group, a high percentage of stress in the caregiver.

Translated title of the contributionImpact of dementia and behavioural alteration on caregiver stress
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)99-105
Number of pages7
JournalGeriatric and Medical Intelligence
Volume13
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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    Di Mauro, S., Chiarenza, S., Spada, R., Distefano, A., Di Mauro, A., & Giuffrida, F. (2004). Demenza, disturbi comportamentali e stress del caregiver in soggetti ultrasettantenni. Geriatric and Medical Intelligence, 13(2), 99-105.