The caregiver reaction assessment: psychometrics, and temporal stability in primary caregivers of Norwegian cancer patients in late palliative phase.

@article{Grov2006TheCR,
  title={The caregiver reaction assessment: psychometrics, and temporal stability in primary caregivers of Norwegian cancer patients in late palliative phase.},
  author={Ellen Karine Grov and Sophie D Fossa and Arnfinn T\onnessen and Alv Andreas Dahl},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={517-27}
}
BACKGROUND Limited research has been done on the situation of primary caregivers (PCs) to patients staying at home with cancer in the palliative phase. This study uses the Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA) to examine PCs caregiver burden and well-being. PATIENTS AND METHODS The sample consisted of 85 PCs examined at baseline, among them 42 were re-examined four months later. We explored the psychometric properties of the CRA at baseline, and introduced a CRA sum score. The CRA sum score was… CONTINUE READING

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