Predicting family caregiver psychosocial functioning in palliative care

Peter L Hudson, Karla Hayman-White, Sanchia Aranda, Linda J Kristjanson, Peter Hudson

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Abstract

Health professionals are expected to support family caregivers of patients requiring palliative care. However, there is a dearth of empirical evidence to help clinicians identify caregivers who might be at risk of poor psychosocial functioning.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-40
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Palliative Care
Volume22
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Home Nursing
  • Attitude to Health
  • Humans
  • Aged
  • Risk Assessment
  • Caregivers
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Adaptation, Psychological
  • Adult
  • Nursing Evaluation Research
  • Male
  • Nursing Methodology Research
  • Victoria
  • Questionnaires
  • Palliative Care
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Factor Analysis, Statistical
  • Neoplasms
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Logistic Models
  • Family
  • Middle Aged
  • Self Efficacy
  • Cluster Analysis
  • Female

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