Introduction to the special section on Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH) Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Caregivers

abstract

  • This article provides background information and an overview on Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH) a multisite intervention trial for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease designed to reduce caregiver burden and depression. REACH is the largest randomized controlled clinical trial to date, involving 1,222 caregiver and care recipient dyads recruited from 6 different sites in the United States. The authors describe the design of the study, summarize the interventions implemented at each site, and provide an overview of the 4 articles in this special section.

publication date

  • September 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1037/0882-7974.18.3.357

PubMed ID

  • 14518799

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 357

end page

  • 60

volume

  • 18

number

  • 3