Hope in the family caregiver of terminally ill people.

  title={Hope in the family caregiver of terminally ill people.},
  author={Kaye Ann Herth},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={18 4},
This longitudinal study explored the meaning of hope, the influence of specific background characteristics on hope, and identified strategies that are used to foster hope in a convenience sample of 25 family caregivers of terminally ill family members from two hospice programmes using the technique of methodological triangulation (interview, Herth Hope Index and Background Data Form). Hope was defined as a dynamic inner power that enables transcendence of the present situation and fosters a… CONTINUE READING

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