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Family Caregiving and Traumatic Brain Injury

Family Caregiving and Traumatic Brain Injury This article discusses the extensive challenges faced by those providing long-term care for family members with traumatic brain injury. Areas reviewed include the nature of care needs, stress and burden experienced, and how families cope with caregiving demands. This article concludes with a discussion of what social workers can do to reduce the demands of family caregiving and subsequently, improve caregivers' quality of life. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Health & Social Work Oxford University Press

Family Caregiving and Traumatic Brain Injury

Health & Social Work , Volume 26 (4) – Nov 1, 2001

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Oxford University Press
Copyright
© Published by Oxford University Press.
ISSN
0360-7283
eISSN
1545-6854
DOI
10.1093/hsw/26.4.257
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Abstract

This article discusses the extensive challenges faced by those providing long-term care for family members with traumatic brain injury. Areas reviewed include the nature of care needs, stress and burden experienced, and how families cope with caregiving demands. This article concludes with a discussion of what social workers can do to reduce the demands of family caregiving and subsequently, improve caregivers' quality of life.

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Health & Social WorkOxford University Press

Published: Nov 1, 2001

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