Validation of the Chinese version of the Modified Caregivers Strain Index among Hong Kong caregivers: an initiative of medical social workers.

@article{Chan2013ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Chinese version of the Modified Caregivers Strain Index among Hong Kong caregivers: an initiative of medical social workers.},
  author={Wallace Chi Ho Chan and Christopher L. F. Chan and Margaret H P Suen},
  journal={Health & social work},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          214-21
        }
}
Family caregivers may often experience caregiving stress and burden. To systematically assess this issue, medical social workers may need to use a brief and valid measurement in their practice. In the Hong Kong Chinese context, one additional challenge is to examine whether a measurement developed in the West is valid for Hong Kong Chinese caregivers. Thus, medical social workers in Hong Kong initiated this research study to validate the Chinese version of the Modified Caregiver Strain Index (C… CONTINUE READING

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