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Influence of caregiving and personality on the stress level of caregivers of cancer patients: Role of social support as a mediating variable

  title={Influence of caregiving and personality on the stress level of caregivers of cancer patients: Role of social support as a mediating variable},
  author={Ansa Qurat Ul-Ain},
Informal caregivers have always been a source of providing care to the individuals with chronic illness such as cancer. Increasing rate of pediatric cancer has shifted the patients from hospitals to the home settings. This shift involves the caregivers of pediatric cancer to face ongoing social and emotional challenges that may result in enduring illness and caregiving-related stress. Using Stress Process Theory as the foundation for the theoretical framework, the purpose of this research… 

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