Zarit burden interview


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Zarit burden interview

a structured verbal interaction used to evaluate levels of stress in family members or caregivers of Alzheimer patients.

Zar·it bur·den in·ter·view

(zar'it bŭr'dĕn in'tĕr-vyū)
A structured verbal interaction used to evaluate levels of stress in family members or caregivers of Alzheimer patients.
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Zarit, "Assessing family caregiver's mental health using statistically derived cutoff score forthe Zarit Burden Interview," Aging & Mental Health, vol.
(2) Zarit Burden Interview. (3) Patient Health Questionnaire-9.
The Zarit Burden interview is used extensively in caregiver research.
Using Zarit Burden Interview, they demonstrated that patients' condition and self-efficacy for controlling the joints were two main factors affecting caregiver burden.
The burden of caring for the patients was assessed among caregivers using the Zarit Burden Interview. [14] Psychiatric morbidity among the caregivers was assessed using the 12-item General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12).
Socio-demographic variables were compared with Zarit Burden Interview scores and DASS scores.
One measure was the 4-item, screening version of the Zarit Burden Interview (s-ZBI; Bedard et al., 2001).
To answer the research question on the prevalence of low back pain in rural housewives, 3 appropriate scales (Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire--NMQ, Oswestry Disability Index--ODI, and Zarit Burden Interview --ZBI) were selected.
While caregiver burden is generally thought of as a multidimensional construct [1,9-10], the most commonly used measure of caregiver burden, the Zarit Burden Interview (ZBI) [11], produces a single summary score [910].