Depresión y su relación con la calidad de vida en un grupo de cuidadores de personas con demencia


  • Jhon Alexander Moreno Moreno
  • Juan Carlos Arango Lasprilla Universidad de Antioquia
  • Heather Rogers

Palabras clave:

Depresión, Demencia, Calidad de vida, Cuidadores


Los cuidadores de pacientes con demencia son susceptibles de presentar depresión y, por consiguiente, esto podría incrementar la posibilidad de que aparezcan problemas que pudiesen alterar su calidad de vida, tanto a nivel físico como emocional. El presente estudio busca determinar si existe una relación entre la presencia o ausencia de depresión, y la calidad de vida en un grupo de cuidadores de personas con demencia de la ciudad de Bogotá, Colombia. Se concluye que la depresión genera un deterioro en los indicadores de salud física y mental en personas expuestas al estrés crónico, como son los cuidadores de pacientes con demencia.
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