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 contribution||Impact of dementia and behavioural alteration on caregiver stress|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Geriatric and Medical Intelligence|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geriatrics and Gerontology