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Smith, C. W.

Implementation and evaluation of a self-care toolkit for caregivers of families with dementia

Background: Family caregivers who care for individuals with dementia are more likely to develop chronic stress, major depression, anxiety, and physical health disorders and they have a higher mortality rate compared with the general population. Local problem: Caregivers are at an increased risk of physical and mental disorders. Many report that they are fatigued and need more forms of support. Methods: This project involved a convenience sample of 35 family caregivers who cared for family with dementia.

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