The purposes of this article are to explore and describe subjective sleep of informal caregivers of stroke survivors and to explore the relationships between subjective sleep and caregiver burden
, depression, and health to provide a broader portrait of the role that sleep plays in the stroke caregiving experience.
Stepwise Linear Regression for the Explanation of Caregivers (1) Quality of Life for the Three Time Intervals First time interval (first week in GRW) Explained Step Predictors [beta] t variance (%) 1 Caregiver burden
Importantly, the study found that caregiver burden
is greatest among individuals caring for a child who has/had inhibitory antibodies against clotting factor replacement.
during the year following severe traumatic brain injury.
The symptoms also contribute significantly to caregiver burden
and add approximately $10,000 per year of additional cost per patient, according to Dr.
Additionally, statistically significant clinical effects were observed with AVP-923 across the majority of secondary endpoints, including the NPI total score, clinical global impression of change-agitation, patient global impression of change and measures of caregiver burden
Caregiver psychological responses were most frequently characterized as stress (including caregiver burden
and strain; 58% of studies), mood (30% of studies), depressive symptoms (16% of studies), and coping (13% of studies).
Online forums that do not make the distinction between the patient and the caregiver audiences will not be as helpful to marketing managers as forums that do because the more subjective aspects of disease, such as caregiver burden
or patient stress, may not be discussed in depth.
Caregiver concerns about privacy, stigma, and the time commitment required for education and training have historically presented significant challenges to studying the impact of these programs on caregiver burden
In contrast, other studies have suggested that female caregivers of stroke survivors experience greater caregiver burden
(Morimoto, Schreiner, & Asano, 2003), physical complaints, and symptoms of depression (p = .
Saving for and insuring against long-term care costs, and exploring community resources and organizations that may offer free or low-cost services, can help minimize the family caregiver burden
impairs the support that families can provide (Expressed Emotion in Families: Its Significance for Mental Illness, New York: The Guilford Press, 1985).