Aging, Community and Health Research Group (ACHRU)

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Our latest article is featured on the McMaster University School of Nursing website. Caregiver-focused, web-based interventions: Systematic review and meta-analysis Part 2, was recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

ACHRU Co-Scientific Director Dr. Jenny Ploeg, is quoted as saying “this study makes an important new contribution to our understanding of the effects of web-based interventions for family and friend caregivers of adults living with chronic conditions. Results show that these interventions reduce depressive symptoms, stress/distress, anxiety and strain, and improve self-efficacy and self-esteem. Further, the addition of professional or combined professional and peer psychosocial support to information or education only web-based interventions holds promise.”

 

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Published on: November 27, 2018

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