Predictors of bereavement outcome for family carers of cancer patients.

@article{Kelly1999PredictorsOB,
  title={Predictors of bereavement outcome for family carers of cancer patients.},
  author={Brian J. Kelly and Philip Eddie Edwards and R Synott and Christopher Neil and Robin Baillie and Diana Battistutta},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={237-49}
}
AIMS The psychological outcome of family carers after bereavement is an important issue in evaluating palliative care services. Palliative care services have the potential to provide preventive psychosocial intervention to family carers prior to bereavement, but are faced with the need to identify those who may have greatest risk of adverse outcome. This prospective study examines predictors of psychological outcome for family carers of cancer patients following bereavement based on factors… CONTINUE READING