Psychological distress, fatigue, burden of care, and quality of life in primary caregivers of patients with breast cancer undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation.

@article{GastonJohansson2004PsychologicalDF,
  title={Psychological distress, fatigue, burden of care, and quality of life in primary caregivers of patients with breast cancer undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Fannie G. Gaston-Johansson and Evelyn M Lachica and Jane Murray Fall-Dickson and Miriam Kennedy},
  journal={Oncology nursing forum},
  year={2004},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={
          1161-9
        }
}
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES To determine the effects of sociodemographic variables, psychological distress, fatigue, and quality of life (QOL) on burden of care in primary caregivers of patients with breast cancer undergoing autologous bone marrow transplantation (BMT). DESIGN Descriptive, correlational, predictive. SETTING Urban National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the eastern United States. SAMPLE Convenience sample of 102 primary caregivers. METHODS Participants… CONTINUE READING
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