What factors are associated with informal carers’ psychological morbidity during end-of-life home care? A systematic review and thematic synthesis of observational quantitative studies

Tracey Shield, Kerin Bayliss, Alexander Hodkinson, Maria Panagioti, Alison Wearden, Jackie Flynn, Christine Rowland, Penny Bee, Morag Farquhar, Danielle Harris, Gunn E. Grande

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Abstract

Family carers are central in supporting patients nearing end of life. As a consequence, they often suffer detrimental impacts on their own mental health. Understanding what factors may affect carers’ mental health is important in developing strategies to maintain their psychological well-being during caregiving.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHealth Services and Delivery Research
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Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2023

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