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The caregiver reaction assessment (CRA) for caregivers to persons with chronic physical and mental impairments.
The development and testing of a multidimensional instrument to assess the reactions of family members caring for elderly persons with physical impairments, Alzheimer's disease, and cancer isExpand
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Burden and depression among caregivers of patients with cancer at the end of life.
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To examine the patient and family caregiver variables that predicted caregiver burden and depression for family caregivers of patients with cancer at the end of life. DESIGN AExpand
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Family Support in Advanced Cancer
Changes in the health care system have resulted in a shift of cancer care from the in‐patient arena to ambulatory and home settings. This shift has likewise translated into increased familyExpand
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The influence of cancer patients' symptoms and functional states on patients' depression and family caregivers' reaction and depression.
In this article the paths among cancer patients' physical and mental health and the reactions and mental health of their family caregivers were examined. Data for these analyses came from aExpand
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The cancer family caregiving experience: an updated and expanded conceptual model.
OBJECTIVE The decade from 2000 to 2010 was an era of tremendous growth in family caregiving research specific to the cancer population. This research has implications for how cancer family caregivingExpand
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Supporting Family Caregivers in Providing Care
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Quality of life of family caregivers of cancer survivors
Cancer affects not only the quality of life (QOL) of individuals with the disease but also that of their family members and close friends. The impact on various aspects of the family caregivers' QOLExpand
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Putting Evidence into Practice: nursing assessment and interventions to reduce family caregiver strain and burden.
Family caregiving often is associated with multiple rewards, yet the diversity and intensity of caregiving roles also can result in caregiver strain and burden. Using interventions to reduce theExpand
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Relationship of caregiver reactions and depression to cancer patients' symptoms, functional states and depression--a longitudinal view.
This research examined, in a sample of N = 150 cancer patients and caregivers, the relationships among patient's physical functioning, depression and symptomatology, impact on caregivers' scheduleExpand
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