Mental wellbeing in bereaved carers: A Health Survey for England population study
Hodiamont, Farina; Allgar, Victoria; Currow, David C; Johnson, Miriam J
David C Currow
Professor Miriam Johnson Miriam.Johnson@hull.ac.uk
Objectives The experience of caregiving may affect carers’ well-being into bereavement. We explored associations between mental well-being and previous experience of bereavement of, and caring for, someone close at the end-of-life.
Methods An end-of-life set of questions was included in population-based household survey administered to adults (age 16 years and above). We used univariable regression to explore the cross-sectional relationship between our primary outcome (Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS)) and possible explanatory variables: sociodemographic; death and bereavement including ability to continue with their life; disease and carer characteristics; service use and caregiving experience.
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Journal||BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care|
|Publisher||BMJ Publishing Group|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|APA6 Citation||Hodiamont, F., Allgar, V., Currow, D. C., & Johnson, M. J. (in press). Mental wellbeing in bereaved carers: A Health Survey for England population study. BMJ supportive & palliative care, https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjspcare-2019-001957|
|Keywords||Medicine (miscellaneous); Oncology(nursing); Medical–Surgical; General Medicine|
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