Search for dissertations about: "Caregiver burden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words Caregiver burden.

  1. 1. Care for the Caregiver : Internet intervention for informal caregivers in Lithuania

    Author : Ieva Biliunaite; Gerhard Andersson; Evaldas Kazlauskas; Robbert Sanderman; Zarina Nahar Kabir; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Informal caregivers; Cognitive behavioural therapy; Internet interventions; ICBT; Caregiver burden; Informella vårdgivare; Närståendebörda; Internetbaserad intervention; Kognitiv beteendeterapi; Internetbaserad kognitiv beteendeterapi; IKBT; E-hälsa;

    Abstract : Informal caregivers are individuals who provide care for significant others in need of support due to frailty or illness. Being able to support a family member can be a very rewarding but at the same time a demanding task. READ MORE

  2. 2. Family caregivers of persons with dementia. Experiences of burden, satisfaction and psychosocial intervention

    Author : Signe Andrén; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; elderly; Dementia; caregivers; caregiver burden ; Gerontologi; Gerontology; intervention studies ; socio-economic factors ; satisfaction; strain; isolation;

    Abstract : One of the most common diseases occurring in old age groups is dementia. Caring for a relative with dementia poses many challenges for family caregivers and they bear the main responsibility for the persons with dementia living at home. READ MORE

  3. 3. Family caregiving, a long and winding road. Aspects on burden and life satisfaction among caregivers from the general population study 'Good Aging in Skåne' and effects of psychosocial intervention

    Author : Beth Dahlrup; Geriatrik; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health economic analysis; intervetion; quality of Life; Life satisfaction; Caregiver burden;

    Abstract : With an aging population and a reduction in social services provided by the municipality, a huge majority of us will take care of elderly family members, relatives and friends in need of assistance. How will this affect our lives? Approximately 20% of the adult population in Sweden, mainly middle-aged persons, identify themselves as family caregivers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Supportive care for patients with heart failure and their partners : A descriptive and interventional study

    Author : Susanna Ågren; Anna Strömberg; Rolf Svedjeholm; Sören Berg; Olle Söderhamn; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Heart failure; cardiac surgery; caregiver burden; intervention; health related quality of life; nursing; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : Background: Having the support of a partner is essential for both health related quality of life and survival in heart failure patients. However, caring for a patient with heart failure may affect the health related quality of life, well‐being and cause a burden for the partner. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stroke rehabilitation: A randomized controlled study in the home setting; Functioning and costs

    Author : Ann Björkdahl; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : rehabilitation; ADL; cost; home; caregiver; outcome; adaptation; occupational therapy;

    Abstract : Aim: The purpose of the thesis was to describe and evaluate different aspects of rehabilitation after discharge for persons of working age after stroke. Aims were to compare an approach of support, information and training in the home setting with ordinary outpatient rehabilitation at the clinic and to describe the costs and factors influencing the costs. READ MORE