UMMS Affiliation

Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

Publication Date

2019-09-30

Document Type

Response or Comment

Disciplines

Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Mental Disorders | Telemedicine

Abstract

In this invited commentary, UMass Medical School geriatrics expert Jennifer Tjia, MD, MSCE, interspersed personal reflection with scholarly analysis in a JAMA Internal Medicine editorial on a study that found telephone support for caretakers of family members with dementia can improve quality of life for patients and caregivers.

Keywords

dementia, caregivers, telephone support, quality of life

Rights and Permissions

© 2019 American Medical Association. Publisher PDF published after 12 months as allowed by publisher's author rights policy at https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/pages/instructions-for-authors#SecDepositingResearchArticlesinApprovedPublicRepositories.

DOI of Published Version

10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4111

Source

JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sep 30. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.4111. [Epub ahead of print] Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

JAMA internal medicine

PubMed ID

31566650

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

Available for download on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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