Impact of multiple caregiving roles on elevated depressed mood in early-stage breast cancer patients and same-age controls
PMC2869396 - doi:10.1007/s10549-009-0645-1.
The effect of caregiving roles on risk of elevated depressed mood over 12 months was examined in early-stage (0–IIA) breast cancer patients and same-aged women without breast cancer. Women were interviewed 4–6 weeks, 6 months, and 12 months following definitive surgical treatment (patients) or routine screening mammogram (controls).
Informal Caregivers Assisting People with Multiple Sclerosis
PMC3882961 - doi: 10.7224/1537-2073-13.4.177
The objective of this study was to identify characteristics of informal caregivers, caregiving, and people with multiple sclerosis (MS) receiving this assistance that are associated with the strength of the caregiver/care recipient relationship.
An investigation into the relationship between age and physiological function in highly active older adults
J Physiol 0.0 (2014) pp 1–24
Despite extensive research, the relationship between age and physiological function remains poorly characterised and there are currently no reliable markers of human ageing. This is probably due to a number of confounding factors, particularly in studies of a cross-sectional nature.
Predictors and Outcomes of Health Related Quality of Life in Caregivers of Cardiothoracic Transplant Recipients
PMC3513563 - doi:10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04243.x.
Cardiothoracic transplant programs generally require that transplant recipients have family caregivers to assist them post-transplant. The burden of caregiving on the family members remains poorly understood.