Educational support group in changing caregivers’ psychological elder abuse behavior toward caring for institutionalized elders

@article{Hsieh2009EducationalSG,
  title={Educational support group in changing caregivers’ psychological elder abuse behavior toward caring for institutionalized elders},
  author={H. F. Hsieh and Jing-Jy Wang and Maiofen Yen and T T Liu},
  journal={Advances in Health Sciences Education},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={377-386}
}
Institutionalized elderly who are frail and dependent are vulnerable to be abused by overwhelmed caregivers especially caregiver psychological abusive behavior is a growing but hidden problem with few evidence-based interventions. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of an educational support group in alleviating caregiver’s psychological abusive behavior, reducing work stress and promoting knowledge of geriatric care-giving among a group of caregivers. A quasi… 

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