Coping styles and social support among depressed Chinese family caregivers of patients with esophageal cancer.

@article{Han2014CopingSA,
  title={Coping styles and social support among depressed Chinese family caregivers of patients with esophageal cancer.},
  author={Yan-Hong Han and Deying Hu and Yilan Liu and Caihong Lu and Zhiguo Luo and Jing Zhao and Violeta Lopez and Jing Mao},
  journal={European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={571-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the coping styles of family caregivers of patients with esophageal cancer and examine the relationships between depression, coping styles and social support. METHODS A descriptive and correlational survey was conducted in three university-affiliated oncology and thoraco-cardiac surgery departments in Shiyan, China. A convenience sample of 301 Chinese family caregivers of hospitalized patients with esophageal cancer were asked to respond to a set of four questionnaires… CONTINUE READING