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Factors associated with high psychological distress in primary carers of people with disability

Wang, Jiali; Du, Wei


In Australia, there are 856,000 primary caregivers providing extensive informal care in terms of assistance to people with disability in daily activities such as eating and showering.1 The total replacement cost, defined as the total value that would need to be diverted from the formal economy to replace the services provided by informal carers, has been estimated to reach $60 billion a year.2 However, extensive informal caregiving is a stressor for many people who are caring for people with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of General Practice
DOI: 10.31128/AJGP-04-18-4559


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