Caregiver burden at 1 year following severe traumatic brain injury.

  title={Caregiver burden at 1 year following severe traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Nigel V. Marsh and Denyse A Kersel and Jack H Havill and James Wallace Sleigh},
  journal={Brain injury},
  volume={12 12},
Sixty-nine primary caregivers of adults with a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) were assessed at 1-year post-injury. Caregivers completed questionnaires on the physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioural, and social functioning of the person with TBI. Caregiver objective burden, psychosocial functioning, and subjective burden were also assessed. Clinically significant levels of anxiety and depression were evident in over a third of the caregivers. Similarly, a quarter of the caregivers… CONTINUE READING


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