Satisfaction and Burden in Primary Caregivers of dependent elderly

Several researchers of the research group CuiDsalud, working on the topic of Family caregivers, have found that caregivers of dependent relatives can show Satisfaction in spite of have Burden, and these concepts are not two ends of the same continuum, as it was thought. The group of caregivers with High satisfaction and Low burden have less anxiety and depression. The study was published in Research in Nursing and Health

 Del Pino-Casado R, Palomino-Moral P.A, Frías-Osuna A. The Association of Satisfaction and Perceived Burden with Anxiety and Depression in primary caregivers of dependent elderly relatives. Research in Nursing & Health. DOI: 10.1002/nur.21671

 This research open new ways for studying the family care of dependent relatives and could make possible to identify caregivers with high risk for negative psychological effects, like anxiety and depressioncaregivers

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