|کد مقاله||کد نشریه||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||نسخه تمام متن|
|2652794||1563966||2015||6 صفحه PDF||سفارش دهید||دانلود کنید|
ObjectiveTo determine the relationship between family functioning and depression in primary caregivers of stroke survivors in China.DesignBaseline cross-sectional data from an intervention study for stroke survivors and their families were used.SettingNeurology inpatient service of a large urban hospital.ParticipantsStroke survivors (n = 180), each with a primary caregiver, were enrolled in this study. The mean age of stroke survivors was 65.60 years, and the mean age of primary caregivers was 57.60 years.InterventionsNot applicable.MethodsThe Family Assessment Device (FAD) and Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D), respectively, were used.ResultsFollowing a stroke of a family member, 71% of caregivers experienced depressive symptoms. Higher depression severity in caregivers was linked to caregiver education, stroke survivor ADLs, and family functioning.ConclusionAssessment of family functioning may help determine which caregivers are most at risk for developing depressive syndrome.
Journal: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - Volume 2, Issue 2, June 2015, Pages 184–189