Coping With Caring: Identifying Negative Effects of Caregiving and Needed Actions of Self-Care, Support and Supervision

  title={Coping With Caring: Identifying Negative Effects of Caregiving and Needed Actions of Self-Care, Support and Supervision},
  author={Bertrina Olivia West Al-Mahdi},
  journal={Journal of Psychology \& Clinical Psychiatry},
  • B. O. Al-Mahdi
  • Published 18 September 2017
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Psychology & Clinical Psychiatry
Previous research studies have indicated both positive and negative effects among caregivers who provide care to survivors of trauma [1-5]. Caregiver of trauma survivors is defined as anyone providing care to a survivor of trauma in any capacity. This may include mental health or medical professionals, social workers, and significant others to include spouse or life partner, parents, grandparents, foster parents, and other relatives, as well as nannies, in-home aid, and other nonfamilial… 



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