Depression risk seen in caregivers' expressed emotion

06/4/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

High levels of expressed emotion by a family caregiver can be associated with depression and the risk of speaking or acting out at elderly relatives with dementia, according to a study from Taiwan presented at an Alzheimer's disease conference. Dementia expert David Troxel commented that caregiving skills are needed to "create a therapeutic environment, keep the person engaged, not argue, not correct, not be despaired."

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