Initial Challenges of Caregiving During COVID-19: Caregiver Burden, Mental Health, and the Parent-Child Relationship.

Initial Challenges of Caregiving During COVID-19: Caregiver Burden, Mental Health, and the Parent-Child Relationship.

Publication date: Aug 04, 2020

Research confirms that the mental health burdens following community-wide disasters are extensive, with pervasive impacts noted in individuals and families. It is clear that child disaster outcomes are worst among children of highly distressed caregivers, or those caregivers who experience their own negative mental health outcomes from the disaster. The current study used path analysis to examine concurrent patterns of parents’ (n?=?420) experience from a national sample during the early months of the U.S. COVID-19 pandemic. The results of a multi-group path analysis, organized by parent gender, indicate good fit to the data [X(10)?=?159.04, p?

Concepts Keywords
Caregiver Articles
Concurrent Health
Gender Caregiving
Pandemic Stress
Path Analysis Attachment theory
X10 Caregiver
Unpaid work
Family caregivers

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH community
disease MESH Anxiety
disease MESH Depression

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