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Depression in caregivers of dementia patients, worse for daughters or daughters-in-law?

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Too often overlooked is the risk of depression in caregivers of patients with dementia, and a new study focuses on how depressive symptoms may differ depending on the familial relationship between caregiver and patient. The study shows how patients' behavioral symptoms are predictive of depression to different extents when the caregiver is the patient's daughter versus daughter-in-law, as reported in Journal of Women's Health.
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