Vol. 33 (5) 2012 Neuro endocrinology letters

Frequency of some psychosomatic symptoms in informal caregivers of Alzheimer's disease individuals. Prague's experience.

BACKGROUND: This study was motivated by the growth in the number of elderly with dementia and consequent need to help family caregivers who face the daily stress for long periods of time. The aim was to describe the frequency of some common psychosomatic symptoms in self-assessed health status and to determine whether there are gender d.....