The caregivers of elderly people with dementia suffer an affectation in the psychological and social order due to the low probability of total rehabilitation of the elderly and the progressive course of this pathology. In the municipality of Guisa, Granma Province there is a health problem regarding this problem since family caregivers of the elderly with dementia constantly go to the Psychology and Psychiatry consultations, in search of specialized help because they report feeling depressed. For this reason, this research was carried out with the objective of determining the main manifestations of depression in these caregivers. The results emanating from the triangulation of methods (scientific observation) and techniques (questionnaire, interviews and inventory Beck), employees at three stages of work where it was found that the main manifestations of depression of these caregivers are: p oss of interest or the ability to enjoy activities that were previously pleasurable, loss of emotional reactivity to pleasant environmental events and circumstances, sleep disturbances, marked loss of appetite, weight loss , irritability , muscular tension , feelings of sadness unmotivated that produces discomfort and sufferings, a nsiety, entities of handicap, blame, loss of self-confidence and feelings of inferiority , gloomy perspective of the future.
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