Poster Session  |   July 2017
Digging In: Which Dementia Symptoms Are Most Burdensome to Caregivers?
Author Affiliations
  • University of Florida
Article Information
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia / Neurologic Conditions / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Digging In: Which Dementia Symptoms Are Most Burdensome to Caregivers?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500054p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO5159
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111500054p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO5159
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

Despite much reporting on the association between neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) of dementia and caregiver burden, little preparatory work has informed whether the type of NPS influences burden level. This exploratory factor analysis with 569 dyads reports clinically meaningful findings.

Primary Author and Speaker: Paul Arthur

Contributing Authors: John Kairalla, William C. Mann, Laura Gitlin