Short-term and long-term effects of a psycho-educational group intervention for family caregivers in palliative home care - results from a randomized control trial.

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Abstract

Family caregivers in cancer and palliative care often face heavy responsibilities and feel insufficiently prepared for the situation as caregivers. This study evaluates short-term and long-term effects of a psycho-educational group intervention aiming to increase preparedness for family caregiving in specialized palliative home care.

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Authors
  • Maja Holm
  • Kristofer Årestedt
  • Ida Carlander
  • Carl Johan Fürst
  • Yvonne Wengström
  • Joakim Öhlen
  • Anette Alvariza
Organisations
External organisations
  • Karolinska Institutet
  • Ersta Sköndal Bräcke University College
  • Linnaeus University
  • Örebro University
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Dalens Hospital
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Cancer and Oncology
  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)795–802
JournalPsycho-Oncology
Volume25
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes