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Caregiver Burden and Its Associated Factors in Caregivers of Children and Adolescents with Chronic Conditions

Background: Few studies have been conducted on the burden of care in caregivers of children with chronic illnesses. This study investigated the burden of care and associated factors in first-degree caregivers of children and adolescents with chronic conditions. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from June to September 2017 on 385 first-degree caregivers of children and adolescents with chronic disorders.

Wed, 12/28/2022 - 18:36

Post-Traumatic Growth among Family Caregivers of Cancer Patients and Its Association with Social Support and Hope

Background: Cancer not only is a traumatic experience for the patients, but also can affect the family caregivers. Post-traumatic growth (PTG) refers to positive psychological changes experienced by people as a result of a struggle in dealing with traumatic events in life. Both the patients and their caregivers may experience PTG.

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 13:16

Correlation between Supportive Care Needs of Women with Breast Cancer and Quality of Life of their Family Caregivers

Background: Breast Cancer is highly prevalent among women. The supportive care needs of such patients not only affect their quality of life (QoL) but also that of their family caregivers. The present study aimed to assess the correlation between the supportive care needs of women with breast cancer and the QoL of their family caregivers.; Methods: The present cross-sectional study was conducted from September 2017 to June 2018.

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 13:26

Caring Burden and Quality of Life of Family Caregivers in Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis: A Descriptive-Analytic Study

Background: Caring role, especially in chronic diseases, has a negative impact on the health of family caregivers and can affect their quality of life. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the care burden and quality of life in family caregivers of hemodialysis patients and their relationship with some characteristics of caregivers and patients.; Methods: This study was conducted as a descriptive-analytic study in Isfahan from January to February 2017. Sampling was done using census. The number of participants was 254.

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:00