Teaching happiness to dementia caregivers reduces their depression, anxiety

May 2nd, 2019 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Caring for family members with dementia -- which is on the rise in the US -- causes significant emotional and physical stress that increases caregivers' risk of depression, anxiety and death. A new method of coping with that stress by teaching people how to focus on positive emotions reduced their anxiety and depression after six weeks, reports a new national study. It also resulted in better self-reported physical health and positive attitudes toward caregiving.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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