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Goldzweig, Gil

Parental Efficacy Moderates the Association Between Empathy and Burden Among Parents of Children Admitted to a Psychiatric Ward

Empathy is considered a positive aspect of caregiving, although in certain circumstances, being empathic might increase the burden of caregivers. The current study assessed the associations between empathy, parental efficacy, and family burden among parents of children who were hospitalized in a psychiatric unit. Specifically, we examined whether the association between empathy and family burden was moderated by the parents' sense of self‚Äźefficacy.

Tue, 01/03/2023 - 12:49

Informal caregivers of older Muslims diagnosed with cancer: A portrait of depression, social support, and faith

Objective: Islamic population constitute more than 20% of the world population and is growing rapidly. Nevertheless, data concerning informal caregiving to older Muslim patients diagnosed with cancer are scarce. Improving the well-being of caregivers is a vital step to optimal care for the patients themselves throughout the Muslim community and the world. This study focuses on a sample of Palestinian caregivers of older Muslim patients diagnosed with cancer living in East Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza.

Tue, 08/23/2022 - 16:38

Illness as Experienced by Parents of Children With End-Stage Renal Disease: The "Ill Unit"

Objectives: The purpose of this study is to shed light on the experience of parents of children who suffer from various stages of renal failure. Methods: Semistructured qualitative interviews conducted with 12 parents were analyzed using the interpretative phenomenological analysis method. Findings: Eight themes were identified and organized into two superordinate themes: intrasubjective experience and intersubjective experience.

Sun, 06/05/2022 - 14:04