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Evaluating the effects of mindfulness-based interventions for informal palliative caregivers: A systematic literature review



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  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2014
  • Year Published
    2015
  • Quality Rating
    5/9 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (6); Germany (3); Iran (1); Spain (1); Switzerland (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (6); Germany (3); Iran (1); Spain (1); Switzerland (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
    At least one included study was conducted in a low- or middle-income country
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or informal/family caregivers
    Staff - Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Cancer
    Alzheimer and other dementias
    Sectors
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Jaffray L, Bridgman H, Stephens M, Skinner T. Evaluating the effects of mindfulness-based interventions for informal palliative caregivers: A systematic literature review. Palliative Medicine. 2015;30(2):117-131.
  • DOI
    10.1177/0269216315600331

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