Is there research (peer reviewed) that deals with the topic of caregiving and specifically, family caregiving in this country? I understand that a lot of work in this area is done by social workers and nurses (RN\'s and NP\'s). I am trying to gain an understanding of what professional journals publish this type of information.
I work for an organization that serves both the professional and lay community involved with family caregiving.
There are 3 ways I would suggest in starting to research caregiving. The one I would personally use is the National Library of Medicine, search there under caregiving, family caregiving, etc. The 2nd is journal by journal; "google" journals by subject: aging, caregiving, dementia, pain, palliative care etc. The 3rd is by the diseases that might be causing the caregiving to be needed: MS, dementia, Huntingtons, ALS, cancer etc.
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