Distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients: an examination of psychosocial and practical challenges

@article{Mosher2012DistressedFC,
  title={Distressed family caregivers of lung cancer patients: an examination of psychosocial and practical challenges},
  author={Catherine E. Mosher and Heather A W Jaynes and Nasser Hanna and Jamie S Ostroff},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={431-437}
}
Lung cancer and its treatment impose many demands on family caregivers, which may increase their risk for distress. However, little research has documented aspects of the caregiving experience that are especially challenging for distressed caregivers of lung cancer patients. This study aimed to explore caregivers’ key challenges in coping with their family member’s lung cancer. Single, semi-structured qualitative interviews were conducted with 21 distressed family caregivers of lung cancer… CONTINUE READING

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