At present, nearly one third of the individuals who are caring the ill loved ones, they are suffering from the depression according to Yale University. Generally, one of four family caregivers meets the doctor for anxiety. According to a new study, it has been found that about 41 percent caregivers of their ill loved ones who are suffering from the different diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease or any other kind of diseases; they also experience the severe depression till three years after the death of their spouse. The caregivers are more at risk of depression because they usually sacrifice their own needs during the treatment of their loved one and in this way, the caregivers take constant stress. Here are some special tips for protecting yourself from the depression and anxiety. By having these special tips, you will get good mental health for caring your relative.
- Recognize well the illness of your loved one: It is necessary to know well the illness of your loved one. By recognizing, the illness of your loved one, you will much understand the illness of your person of whom, you are nursing as well as you can better predict the behavior of ill person. In this way, you will prepare yourself for providing care to your ill person.
- Take a Break: It is necessary to give yourself a break for every day. Off course, while caring your ill person, it is necessary to take out free 15 minutes. By having the half hour of break every day, you get better relax and in this you can give better care to your ill loved one.