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Associations Among End-of-Life Discussions, Health-Care Utilization, and Costs in Persons With Advanced Cancer: A Systematic Review
Background: Aggressive end-of-life (EOL) care is associated with lower quality of life and greater regret about treatment decisions. Higher EOL costs are also associated with lower quality EOL care.Expand
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When Caregiving Ends: The Experiences of Former Family Caregivers of People With Dementia
Purpose of the Study Numerous adverse physiological and psychological effects of family caregiving are documented in the literature. However, there is little knowledge about family caregivers afterExpand
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Utilizing Internet-based recruitment and data collection to access different age groups of former family caregivers.
As Internet accessibility grows among adults in the United States, researchers' utilization of Internet-based surveys and recruitment strategies has increased, but there is a paucity of knowledgeExpand
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Racial and Socioeconomic Factors Associated with the Use of Complementary and Alternative Modalities for Pain in Cancer Outpatients: An Integrative Review.
OBJECTIVES Racial and ethnic disparities in pain management are widely documented in the United States. The 2016 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for opioid prescribingExpand
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An exploration of caregiver choice through the lens of Sartrean existentialism
There are innumerable social and ethical factors which affect one's decision to become an informal caregiver for someone with chronic illness. The existential philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre providesExpand
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PREDICTORS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS AND SLEEP QUALITY IN FORMER FAMILY CAREGIVERS OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA
The detrimental effects of active caregiving on the health of caregivers has been examined, but less is known about caregiver health after caregiving ends. Research revealed stress-related healthExpand
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Predictors of psychological distress and sleep quality in former family caregivers of people with dementia
Abstract Objectives: The stress-related psychological symptoms experienced by informal family caregivers do not always improve or resolve after the death of the care recipient. The purpose of thisExpand
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TRAJECTORIES AND CORRELATES OF POST-LOSS DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS IN FORMER DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS
Abstract Approximately 30-40% of family caregivers of relatives living with dementia report depression, compared to 9.5% of the general adult population. Studies suggest that depressive symptomsExpand