Correlates and Predictors of Self-reported Psychological and Physical Morbidity in Chronic Caregiver Stress.
An investigation was conducted to explore: (1) whether psychological and physical morbidity share similar psychosocial determinants; (2) the long-term stability of these determinants; and (3) the role of neuroticism in predicting psychological and physical morbidity. Fifty spousal caregivers of dementia patients were recruited into a 12-month study. Participants were followed up at six-monthly interva ls during which they completed scales measuring psychosocial mediators, psychological morbid...Expand abstract
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