Factors related to depressive symptoms among Chinese caregivers of cancer patients.

@article{Yang2012FactorsRT,
  title={Factors related to depressive symptoms among Chinese caregivers of cancer patients.},
  author={Xiaoshi Yang and Lei Wang and Jian Mei He and Cuixia Ge and Ying Chang and Jialang Fu and Jiansi Wei and Emon Pattaramongkolar and Yiming Zhou},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 10},
  pages={1063-70}
}
OBJECTIVE Caregivers, assuming the responsibilities of caring for patients, are involved in significant emotional and physical caring which may lead to depressive symptoms. However, few studies are available pertaining to related factors of depressive symptoms among cancer caregivers in China. This study aims to evaluate the prevalence of depressive symptoms and to explore its predictive factors. METHODS A face-to-face interview was conducted with 312 cancer caregivers in Shenyang. Depressive… CONTINUE READING
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