Gender differences in caregiving stress among caregivers of cancer survivors.

  title={Gender differences in caregiving stress among caregivers of cancer survivors.},
  author={Youngmee Kim and Matthew J Loscalzo and David K. Wellisch and Rachel L. Spillers},
  volume={15 12},
Despite a growing body of research on male caregivers, limited information is available on male caregivers of cancer survivors. Furthermore, few studies have examined the unique contribution of caregiver esteem as well as care-recipient's functional status as potential mediators of the link between gender and caregiving stress. Thus, the present study examines how the caregiver's perception of providing care to a spouse with cancer differs by gender. The proposed mediators, caregiver's esteem… CONTINUE READING

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