Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review: Mindfulness Intervention for Informal Cancer Caregivers
Repository Posting Date2017-09-19T15:03:15Z
Author(s)Kurzawa, Colleen; Fitzpatrick, Joyce J.
Author DetailsColleen Kurzawa, MFA, MSN, School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, RN, FAAN, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationDelta Omega
Other Title(s)Caregivers of Oncology Patients
Cancer caregivers experience increased psychological distress, decreased QOL, and increased risks of medical illness and death. Studies have suggested that mindfulness interventions decrease psychological distress and increase QOL in patients. The purpose of this review is to determine the effects of mindfulness interventions on psychological distress of cancer caregivers.