Effects of caregiving demand, mutuality, and preparedness on family caregiver outcomes during cancer treatment.

@article{Schumacher2008EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of caregiving demand, mutuality, and preparedness on family caregiver outcomes during cancer treatment.},
  author={Karen L. Schumacher and Barbara J Stewart and Patricia G Archbold and Mildred Caparro and Faith Mutale and Sangeeta B Agrawal},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={49-56}
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To test a model of family caregiving derived from the interactionist approach to role theory that hypothesized that three caregiving role implementation variables (caregiving demand, mutuality between caregivers and patients, and preparedness for caregiving) would predict multiple caregiving-specific and generic outcomes with different patterns of association across outcomes. DESIGN Descriptive, correlational. SETTING Surgical, radiation, and medical oncology settings… CONTINUE READING