[Care and chronic illness: family caregiver's viewpoint in northeast Brazil].

@article{Pinto2012CareAC,
  title={[Care and chronic illness: family caregiver's viewpoint in northeast Brazil].},
  author={Juliana Maria de Sousa Pinto and Marilyn Kay Nations},
  journal={Ciencia & saude coletiva},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={521-30}
}
The provision of care causes stress in everyday family dynamics leading to physical, mental and emotional complications in caregivers and spouses' loss of liberty and/or overwork. Between March and November 2006, this anthropological research examined family caregiving in the context of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). By means of ethnographic… CONTINUE READING