Spouses of individuals with laryngeal cancer: caregiver strain and burden.


A major proportion of care for patients with laryngectomies is provided by their spouses. This study assessed caregiver strain and burden using two standardized measures. Questionnaires were completed by 75 spouses of individuals with laryngectomies. The correlates of perceived strain and burden, time since the diagnosis of cancer, the caregivers gender… (More)