Telephone-based problem-solving intervention for family caregivers of stroke survivors: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Pfeiffer2014TelephonebasedPI,
  title={Telephone-based problem-solving intervention for family caregivers of stroke survivors: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={K. Pfeiffer and D. Beische and M. Hautzinger and J. Berry and J. Wengert and Ruth Hoffrichter and C. Becker and Rudolf van Schayck and T. Elliott},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={
          628-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Intervention trials for stroke caregivers after the early poststroke period are lacking. To address this gap, we examined the effectiveness of a problem-solving intervention (PSI) for stroke caregivers who provided care for at least 6 months and who experienced significant strain in their role. METHOD One hundred twenty-two family caregivers (age = 66.2 years, 77.9% female) were randomly allocated to a PSI or control group. The PSI was composed of 2 home visits and 18 telephone… Expand
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