Social support and subjective burden in caregivers of adults and older adults: A meta-analysis.

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Rafael Del-Pino-Casado ; Antonio Frías-Osuna ; Pedro A Palomino-Moral ; María Ruzafa-Martínez ; Antonio J Ramos-Morcillo
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 13, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189874, pmc: PMC5749735
  • Subject: Database Searching | Research Article | Mathematics | Elderly | Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health | Psychological Stress | Mathematical and Statistical Techniques | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Population Groupings | Physical Sciences | Psychology | People and Places | Research Integrity | Public and Occupational Health | Science Policy | Database and Informatics Methods | Neurology | Statistics (Mathematics) | Biology and Life Sciences | Emotions | Publication Ethics | Research and Analysis Methods | Meta-Analysis | Medicine | Age Groups | Q | R | Social Sciences | Science | Dementia | Medicine and Health Sciences | Statistical Methods

Background Despite the generally accepted belief that social support improves caregiver adjustment in general and subjective burden in particular, the literature shows mixed findings, and a recent review concluded that the predictive strength of caregiver social support... View more
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