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Differences between caregivers and noncaregivers in psychological health and physical health: a meta-analysis.
Providing care for a frail older adult has been described as a stressful experience that may erode psychological well-being and physical health of caregivers. In this meta-analysis, the authorsExpand
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Associations of stressors and uplifts of caregiving with caregiver burden and depressive mood: a meta-analysis.
In the present meta-analysis, we integrated findings from 228 studies on the association of six caregiving-related stressors and caregiving uplifts with burden and depressed mood. Care recipients'Expand
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How effective are interventions with caregivers? An updated meta-analysis.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of interventions for family caregivers of older adults. DESIGN AND METHODS Meta-analysis was used to synthesize the effects ofExpand
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Influences of socioeconomic status, social network, and competence on subjective well-being in later life: a meta-analysis.
Meta-analysis is used to synthesize findings from 286 empirical studies on the association of socioeconomic status (SES), social network, and competence with subjective well-being (SWB) in theExpand
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Helping caregivers of persons with dementia: which interventions work and how large are their effects?
BACKGROUND In recent years, many different forms of interventions for caregivers of people with dementia have been developed. However, their results have been, in part, inconclusive. METHODSExpand
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Ethnic differences in stressors, resources, and psychological outcomes of family caregiving: a meta-analysis.
PURPOSE We investigated ethnic differences in caregiver background variables, objective stressors, filial obligations beliefs, psychological and social resources, coping processes, and psychologicalExpand
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Influences on Loneliness in Older Adults: A Meta-Analysis
A widely held stereotype associates old age with social isolation and loneliness. However, only 5% to 15% percent of older adults report frequent loneliness. In this study, we report a meta-analysisExpand
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Gender differences in caregiver stressors, social resources, and health: an updated meta-analysis.
This meta-analysis integrates results from 229 studies on gender differences in caregiver psychological and physical health, caregiving stressors, and social resources. Contrary to commonExpand
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Correlates of physical health of informal caregivers: a meta-analysis.
Effects of caregiving on physical health have received less theoretical and empirical attention than effects on psychological health. This meta-analysis integrates results from 176 studies onExpand
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Spouses, adult children, and children-in-law as caregivers of older adults: a meta-analytic comparison.
The present meta-analysis integrates the results from 168 empirical studies on differences between caregiving spouses, adult children, and children-in-law. Spouses differ from children andExpand
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