A study of Burn out among Male Caregivers of People with Dementia Living at Home

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  • 在宅で認知症者を介護する男性の情緒的疲弊
  • ザイタク デ ニンチショウシャ オ カイゴ スル ダンセイ ノ ジョウチョテキ ヒヘイ

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わが国での介護が必要な認知症の高齢者数は,急速な高齢化により増加し,2025年には65歳以上の人口の25%が認知症者となると推測される.認知症者の家族介護では,認知症の行動・心理症状(BPSD)による介護量の増加が,介護者の精神的健康の悪化と関係するとされる.在宅で認知症者を介護する男性は増加がいちじるしく,身体的虐待の加害者に着眼すると7割以上が男性である.そこで,本研究では,認知症の家族を介護する男性の介護の情緒的疲弊を明らかにし,対処スタイル別の支援方法を検討することを目的とした.男性介護者の介護における情緒的疲弊は,認知症の症状に伴う生活自立度から影響を受けると考えられた.対処スタイル別の支援方法は,課題解決型,回避情動型,認知変容型,静観待機型,援助依頼型にてそれぞれの特性が明らかになった.

This study focused on coping and burnout related to provision of care among male caregivers of people with dementia living at home. It is estimated that 25% of those aged over 65 years will have dementia by 2025. Extra care is required for people with dementia who have behavioral and psychological symptoms. This increased caregiving demand places stress on caregivers and may affect their psychological health. Increasing numbers of unmarried or divorced persons have resulted in changes in family structure and an increase in family size. Therefore the number of male caregivers has also increased. Seventy percent of the perpetrators of murder or abuse in homecare are male caregivers. Difficulties experienced by male caregivers include the care burden, coping with care problems, and burnout. This study found a Male caregivers with dementia living at home of burn out has influence symptoms and independently performed daily activities of dementia. Our finding suggests that we needs to be support for each male caregiver's coping style.

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