Burden of caregivers of patients in Vegetative state and minimally conscious state.

@article{Giovannetti2013BurdenOC,
  title={Burden of caregivers of patients in Vegetative state and minimally conscious state.},
  author={Ambra Mara Giovannetti and Maria Pia Pagani and Davide Sattin and Alberto Raggi},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2013},
  volume={127 1},
  pages={
          10-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To assess differences in the burden of caregivers of patients in Vegetative state (VS) and minimally conscious state (MCS). MATERIALS AND METHODS The Family Strain Questionnaire, Coping Orientations to Problem Experiences, Caregiver Needs Assessment, Short Form-12, Beck Depression Inventory and State-Trait Anxiety Inventory were used. Differences in psychological condition between caregivers of VS and MCS patients, with different disease duration and hosting facility were assessed… CONTINUE READING
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