Caregiver Burnout: Causes, Signs, & Ways to Cope
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “How Common Is Caregiver Burnout?”, “What Is the Long-Term Impact of Caregiver Burnout?”, “Can Caregiver Burnout Be Prevented?”, “9 Ways to Cope With Caregiver Burnout”, “Where to Turn to for Outside Help”. New material written by Michelle Risser, LISW-S and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
Author: Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW
Reviewer: Dena Westphalen, PharmD