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Family Stigma and Caregiver Burden in Alzheimer’s Disease

Werner, P., Mittelman, MS., Goldstein, D., and Heinik, J.,(2011). The Gerontologist.  doi:10.1093/geront/gnr117

Caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease experience burden related to stigma, and this impacts the effectiveness of treatment to the person with the disease. The best way to address this stigma is to address stigma towards the Alzheimer’s disease. Read article here. 

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