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The UP-TECH project, an intervention to support caregivers of Alzheimer's disease patients in Italy: preliminary findings on recruitment and caregiving burden in the baseline population.

Authors
  • Chiatti, Carlos
  • Rimland, Joseph M
  • Bonfranceschi, Franco
  • Masera, Filippo
  • Bustacchini, Silvia
  • Cassetta, Laura
Type
Published Article
Journal
Aging & Mental Health
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2015
Volume
19
Issue
6
Pages
517–525
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2014.954526
PMID: 25188811
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The paper provides a comprehensive description of moderate stage Alzheimer's disease patients and their caregivers, suggesting useful markers of caregiver burden. The well-balanced randomization assures the reliability of the study data-set for prospective evaluation of care strategies.

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