How well do family caregivers cope after caring for a relative with advanced disease and how can health professionals enhance their support?

Peter L Hudson, Peter Hudson

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Abstract

Support for families during a person's advanced disease and also into the bereavement period is a major component of palliative care. However, because of the gaps in bereavement research in this area, there is a lack of evidence-based direction for health professionals.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)694-703
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Palliative Medicine
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

Keywords

  • Caregivers
  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Humans
  • Terminally Ill
  • Aged
  • Middle Aged
  • Male
  • Female
  • Bereavement

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