Determinants of complicated grief in caregivers who cared for terminal cancer patients

@article{Chiu2009DeterminantsOC,
  title={Determinants of complicated grief in caregivers who cared for terminal cancer patients},
  author={Yu-wen Chiu and Chia‐Tsuan Huang and Shao-Min Yin and Yung-Cheng Huang and Ching-hsin Chien and Hung-Yi Chuang},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={1321-1327}
}
PurposeThere is little research on determinants and the grief that caregivers experience after their relatives die of cancer. This study evaluated factors which influence complicated grief among caregivers who cared for patients who died of cancer in Taiwan.MethodsThis prospective study recruited 668 caregivers who cared for terminally ill cancer patients in the hospice ward or who received shared-care consultation. Caregivers were interviewed on the telephone an average 8.9 months after the… Expand
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