Sobrecarga y afrontamiento al estrés en el cuidador informales de personas con alguna enfermedad crónica

Overload and coping with stress in the informal caregiver with a chronic disease

  • Vaneska Cindy Aponte-Daza Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo” (La Paz, Bolivia)
  • Freddy Ponce-Valdivia Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo” (La Paz, Bolivia)
Palabras clave: Sobrecarga, Afrontamiento, Cuidador informal, Enfermedad crónica, Familia
Key-words: Overload, Coping, Informal caregiver, Chronic disease, Family




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Cómo citar
Aponte-Daza, Vaneska Cindy; Ponce-Valdivia, Freddy. Sobrecarga y afrontamiento al estrés en el cuidador informales de personas con alguna enfermedad crónica. Presencia. 2023; 19: e14521. Disponible en: [acceso: 03/12/2023]


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