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Table 3 Caregiver outcomes

From: An organizing framework for informal caregiver interventions: detailing caregiving activities and caregiver and care recipient outcomes to optimize evaluation efforts

Construct Subcategories # of Studies
Psychological Health   
- Nonsocial Depression 70
  Caregiver Burden 54
  Psychological Morbidityii 47
  Anxiety 18
  Quality of Life 13
  Threat 1
  Self-esteem 1
  Religiosity 1
- Social Functioning Family Role Function 5
  Social Dysfunction 1
  Social Integration 1
- Caregiving related Satisfactioniii 20
  Gain from Caregiving 7
  Beliefs about caregiving 2
  % of time spent discussing 1
  family vs. personal issues  
  Role Captivity 1
  Comfort with caregiving 1
  Attribute for negative care recipient behavior 1
  Concern for Care Recipient 1
  Worker morale of caregiver 1
  Closure 1
  Life changes 1
  Tradition 1
  Uncertainty 1
Physical Health   
  Health Status 13
  Sleep quality/quantity 9
  Physiological emotional stress 3
  Somatic symptoms 2
  Fatigue 1
  Immune Function 1
  Blood Pressure/Heart rate 1
  Blood pressure 1
Physical Health   
-Self-Care Self-Care 7
  Exercise 6
  Dietary Intake 1
  Weight 1
Utilization   
  Use of health care for self 1
Economic   
  Financial status 1
Aspects of the Intervention  
  Adherence to intervention 12
  Benefits of participating in intervention 1