The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Family Caregivers: Systematic Review
Language: 
English
Short Title: 
The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Family Caregivers
Abstract: 

Caring for patients with various conditions is demanding and stressful and can have a negative impact on both physical and psychological health. This paper reports a systematic review and critical appraisal of the evidence on the effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction for the family caregivers of patients with various conditions. There were improvements in the self-rated psychological symptoms, such as stress, depression, anxiety and mindfulness. To conclude, mindfulness-based stress reduction, as a safe and transportable approach, has potential to improve the psychological symptoms in the caregivers of patients with various conditions.

Author(s): 
Li, Guichen
Yuan, Hua
Zhang, Wei
Item Type: 
Journal Article
Publication Title: 
Archives of Psychiatric Nursing
Journal Abbreviation: 
Arch Psychiatr Nurs
Publication Date: 
2016-04
Publication Year: 
2016
Pages: 
292-299
Volume: 
30
Issue: 
2
ISSN: 
1532-8228
DOI: 
10.1016/j.apnu.2015.08.014
Library Catalog: 
PubMed
Extra: 
PMID: 26992885

Turabian/Chicago Citation

Guichen Li, Hua Yuan and Wei Zhang. 2016-04. "The Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Family Caregivers: Systematic Review." Archives of Psychiatric Nursing 30: 2: 292-299. 10.1016/j.apnu.2015.08.014.

Wikipedia Citation

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