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The caregiver reaction assessment (CRA) for caregivers to persons with chronic physical and mental impairments.
- C. Given, B. Given, M. Stommel, C. Collins, S. King, S. Franklin
- Psychology, Medicine
- Research in nursing & health
- 1 August 1992
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 is… Expand
Averting the old age crisis: Policies to protect the old and promote growth
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 A… Expand
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 family… Expand
The influence of cancer patients' symptoms and functional states on patients' depression and family caregivers' reaction and depression.
- C. Given, M. Stommel, B. Given, J. Osuch, M. Kurtz, J. Kurtz
- Health psychology : official journal of the…
- 1 July 1993
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 a… Expand
The cancer family caregiving experience: an updated and expanded conceptual model.
- B. S. Fletcher, C. Miaskowski, B. Given, K. Schumacher
- Psychology, Medicine
- European journal of oncology nursing : the…
- 1 September 2012
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 caregiving… Expand
Supporting Family Caregivers in Providing Care
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' QOL… Expand
Putting Evidence into Practice: nursing assessment and interventions to reduce family caregiver strain and burden.
- Norissa J. Honea, RuthAnn Brintnall, +4 authors L. Northouse
- Clinical journal of oncology nursing
- 30 May 2008
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 the… Expand
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' schedule… Expand