Depression among family member or close friends to patients with Cancer
Depression among family member or close friends to patients with Cancer
Document number : 126051
Created by: Alexander Bowden, 2013-05-07
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2015-03-04
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

Predictors of Depression in Non-professional Caregivers of Adults Living with Cancer

Abstract for the general public

Cancer is common having detrimental effects not only on the affected individuals but also on their families and friends. Care provision has moved from the hospital to the home, and the responsibility often falls on a family member or close friend. This study aims to identify risk factors for depression among these family member or close friends.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2013-03-11

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden
Susan Hewitt
Radiation Oncology, Townsville Cancer Centre

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Depression among family member or close friends to patients with Cancer, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/126051