Clinical Trial

Caregiver Burden and Depression

Study Description

Caregiver Burden and Depression: Caring for Those Who Care for Others

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of support group intervention for primary caregivers of a person with dementia or similar cognitive impairment.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - UCF Caregiver Support Group

The intervention will be a 90 minute group session, once a week, for a period of 6 consecutive weeks. The intervention will teach caregivers specific behavioral techniques for managing care recipients' symptoms in the home environment and encourage caregiver self-care.

Behavioral - Community Support Groups

Comparison group members will come from local community support groups, which typically include components of social support and limited psychoeducation, and are relatively unstructured.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Caregiver Burden and Depression: Caring for Those Who Care for Others

Clinical Trial ID

NCT02690896

ParticipAid ID

9avLnd