The association between caregiving satisfaction, difficulties and coping among older family caregivers.

  title={The association between caregiving satisfaction, difficulties and coping among older family caregivers.},
  author={A. Ekwall and I. Hallberg},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  volume={16 5},
  • A. Ekwall, I. Hallberg
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of clinical nursing
  • AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aim was to study the association between gender, extent and content of care, satisfaction, coping and difficulties in the caregiving situation among older (75+) caregivers and to identify clusters of caregivers. The aim was also to explore psychometrically two instruments assessing satisfaction and difficulties in family caregivers. BACKGROUND Caregiving is a complicated phenomenon. Much of the research has focused on negative aspects, such as the burden, stress and… CONTINUE READING

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