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Gerontologist. 1989 Dec;29(6):798-803.

Application of a multidimensional caregiver burden inventory.


Multidimensional measures of caregiver burden give a sensitive reading of caregivers' feelings and a sophisticated picture of caregivers' responses to the demands of care. This paper reports on the development of a 24-item, five-subscale Caregiver Burden Inventory (CBI) and demonstrates its use as a diagnostic tool for professional caregivers. It concludes with a discussion of several ways that professional caregivers can use this multidimensional measure of caregiver burden.

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