Burdens of spousal caregiving alleviated by appreciation, study finds

Burdens of spousal caregiving alleviated by appreciation, study finds

Science Daily | August 28, 2017

“When discussing spousal care, the draining demands of caregiving and the uplifting effects of helping stand in apparent contrast to one another. But recent research shows that the time caregivers spend actively helping a loved one can improve the caregiver’s sense of well-being — and now, Poulin, an expert in empathy, human generosity and stress, is part of a research team that has published a study exploring why that’s the case.”

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