Longitudinal Changes in and Modifiable Predictors of the Prevalence of Severe Depressive Symptoms for Family Caregivers of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients over the First Two Years of Bereavement

@inproceedings{KuoSuChing2017LongitudinalCI,
  title={Longitudinal Changes in and Modifiable Predictors of the Prevalence of Severe Depressive Symptoms for Family Caregivers of Terminally Ill Cancer Patients over the First Two Years of Bereavement},
  author={KuoSu-Ching and ChouWen-Chi and ChenJen-Shi and ChangWen-Cheng and ChiangMing-Chu and HouMing-Mo and TangSiew Tzuh},
  year={2017}
}
Abstract Background: Bereaved families endure tremendous grief. However, few studies have longitudinally investigated caregivers' bereavement grief for more than one year postloss and none is from family-oriented Asian countries. Objectives: We explored longitudinal changes in and modifiable predictors of severe depressive symptoms for Taiwanese family caregivers of terminally ill cancer patients over the first two years postloss. Design: For this descriptive, longitudinal study, severe… CONTINUE READING

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