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Use of antidepressants among Finnish family caregivers: a nationwide register-based study

Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the use of antidepressants over 6 years between family caregivers providing high-intensity care and a matched control population using register-based data. Methods: The study includes all individuals, who received family caregiver’s allowance in Finland in 2012 (n = 29,846 females, mean age 66 years; n = 12,410 males, mean age 71 years) and a control population matched for age, sex, and municipality of residence (n = 59,141 females; n = 24,477 males).

Fri, 08/19/2022 - 20:31

Finding your carers

Phillipa Hare offers some practical advice on how general practices can identify and record carers within their areas. 3 refs. [Introduction]

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10