Burden and coping strategies experienced by caregivers of persons with schizophrenia in the community.

@article{Tan2012BurdenAC,
  title={Burden and coping strategies experienced by caregivers of persons with schizophrenia in the community.},
  author={Sharon Chay Huang Tan and Ai Lean Yeoh and Irene B K Choo and Adeline P H Huang and Seng Hong Ong and Hafizah Ismail and Pei Pei Ang and Yiong Huak Chan},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 17-18},
  pages={2410-8}
}
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Examined the levels of burden and the coping strategies experienced by caregivers of persons with schizophrenia in the community. It aims (1) to provide mental healthcare professionals with more information about caregiver stressors and (2) to recommend more effective community resources and support. BACKGROUND A caregiver's burden increases due to negative coping skills and lack of resources. However, insufficient studies of caregiver burden and coping skills accentuate… CONTINUE READING