Taking Care of Adults With Schizophrenia Takes Toll on Caregivers

Data presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual European Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, reveal that caregivers of adults with schizophrenia had consistently worse estimated mental and physical health outcomes than other caregivers and non-caregivers, including significantly more sleep difficulties, insomnia and pain.

The analyses measured the impact of caring for an adult with schizophrenia on the caregivers’ physical and mental health, work productivity and activity impairment.

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