The relationship between the positive aspects of caring and the personal growth of caregivers of patients with advanced oncological illness: Postraumattic growth and caregiver

Carolina Palacio, Joaquín T. Limonero

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Objective: Examine the relationship between the positive aspects of care and the personal growth of caregivers of patients with advanced oncological illness. Methods: This research was a quantitative study with a transversal design. One hundred (100) informal caregivers filled out self-applied questionnaire on resilience, aspects of care, emotional distress, spirituality, and posttraumatic growth. Descriptive statistics were applied to the data, later correlation, and regression, and comparative analyses were conducted. Results: The participants were mainly women (86%) with an average care period of 12 months. The average age was 46.52 years. The highest scores were evidenced in positive aspects of caretaking, spirituality, personal growth, and distress, while the lowest score was seen in questions related to resilience. There was a negative inverse correlation among emotional distress, resilience, spirituality, and posttraumatic growth (p
Idioma originalEspañol (Colombia)
Páginas (desde-hasta)3007-3013
Número de páginas7
PublicaciónSupportive Care in Cancer
Volumen28
N.º7
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 28 jul. 2020
Publicado de forma externa

Palabras clave

  • Caregiver
  • Emotional distress
  • Personal growth
  • Positive aspects of care
  • Resilience
  • Spirituality

Tipos de Productos Minciencias

  • Artículos de investigación con calidad A2 / Q2

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