Social support and caregiving circumstances as predictors of caregiver burden in Taiwan.

@article{Chiou2009SocialSA,
  title={Social support and caregiving circumstances as predictors of caregiver burden in Taiwan.},
  author={Chii Jun Chiou and Hsing-Yi Chang and I. P. Chen and Hsiu Hung Wang},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={419-24}
}
Previous research has failed to consider the importance of caregiving circumstances and their impact on social support and caregiver burden. Hence, this study aimed to investigate the association between perceived and received social support and caregiver burden. This cross-sectional study was carried out on 301 family caregivers. Data was collected using structured questionnaires which included a Social Support Scale, Family APGAR (adaptation, partnership, growth, affection, resolve), and… CONTINUE READING

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