This study aims to establish the stress and depression's prevalence in informal primary caregivers of patients with bipolar affective disorder of the Clínica de Nuestra Señora de la Paz (Bogotá, Colombia). The sample consisted of 40 informal primary caregivers who were tested by several tools: a survey filter, a sociodemographic record, the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the Daily Stress Questionnaire. Results indicate that there is much more presence of depression than of daily stress in the sample.
|Translated title of the contribution
|Stress and depression in informal caregivers of patients with bipolar affective disorder
|Number of pages
|Avances en Psicologia Latinoamericana
|Published - Dec 2008
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Clinical Psychology