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Physical and mental health among caregivers: Findings from a cross-sectional study of Open University students in Thailand

Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Harley, David; Sleigh, Adrian; Seubsman, Sam-ang

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Background: Caregivers constitute an important informal workforce, often undervalued, facing challenges to maintain their caring role, health and wellbeing. Little is known about caregivers in middle-income countries like Thailand. This study investigates the physical and mental health of Thai adult caregivers. Methods. This report derives from distance-learning students working and residing throughout Thailand and recruited for a health-risk transition study in 2005 (N=87,134) from Sukhothai...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70347
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1111

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