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Ando, S., Harata, M., Weitzner, M. A., Kuji, M., Shimizu, M., Sato, K., & Miyashita, M. (2013). Reliability and Validity of Japanese Version Caregiver Quality of Life Index-Cancer (CQOLC). Palliative Care Research, 8, 286-292. `

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  • TITLE: Development of Narrative Approach for Family Caregiver’s QOL at Home Hospice and Contents of Narrative

    AUTHORS: Michiyo Ando, Hiroko Kukihara, Mayumi Yamamoto, Yasuyoshi Ninosaka, Naoyuki Saito

    KEYWORDS: Home Hospice, Narrative Approach, Caregiver, Quality of Life

    JOURNAL NAME: Psychology, Vol.10 No.11, August 15, 2019

    ABSTRACT: Goal: The aim of this study was the development of a narrative approach program for family caregivers at home hospice. We examined the effect on quality of life (QOL) and the factors of their narrative. Methods: Ten family caregivers who were taking care of a patient with a terminal illness at home at the time of the study participated voluntarily. They received two interviews in the narrative approach, in which they narrated about one hour per interview. They completed the questionnaires about quality of life (positive emotion in Caregiver Quality of life Index-Cancer: CQOLC), Life Satisfaction, and mental health (General Health Questionnaire: GHQ). Data was analyzed by quantitative and qualitative analysis. This study was approved by the Ethical Board at St. Mary’s College. Results: The CQCLC score significantly increased (p Conclusion: Narrative Approach may be useful to increase family caregiver’s Quality of life (positive emotions), and have the possibility to reduce mental health problems. Selected categories suggested psychological process of caregivers, and that the narrative approach might promote the recognition of positive aspects or resilience. We propose a narrative approach program as a pilot study.