[Effect of background factors concerning both elderly persons and their families with regard to the caregiver burnout in the home].

@article{Hattori2001EffectOB,
  title={[Effect of background factors concerning both elderly persons and their families with regard to the caregiver burnout in the home].},
  author={Ayako Hattori and Akio Ouchi and Kazuyuki Shibuya and Kazunori Sato and Jun Hosoya and Kenichi Nakahara and Masanori Nishinaga and Noriaki Kameda and Hirotsugu Tuchimochi and Sachio Matsusita and Hajime Orimo},
  journal={Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of geriatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={
          360-5
        }
}
A cross sectional survey was performed to quantify factors that exhaust caregivers. We report that the degree of difficulty for caregivers correlated well with the burnout score (r = -0.517; p < 0.001), but the correlation between caregivers' burnout score and the level of their patient's basic ADL was lower (r = -0.317; p = 0.014). In this paper, we investigated other factors related to exhaustion. Caregivers' burnout score correlated with their age. The level of disease that caregivers… CONTINUE READING

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