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Assessment of family caregiver burden in the context of the LTC insurance system: J-ZBI

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  • Yumiko Arai,

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    1. Research Unit for Nursing Caring Sciences and Psychology, National Institute for Longevity Sciences (NILS), Obu-shi,
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  • Keigo Kumamoto,

    1. Research Unit for Nursing Caring Sciences and Psychology, National Institute for Longevity Sciences (NILS), Obu-shi,
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  • Masakazu Washio

    1. Research Unit for Nursing Caring Sciences and Psychology, National Institute for Longevity Sciences (NILS), Obu-shi,
    2. Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Sapporo Medical University, Japan
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Dr Yumiko Arai, Head of Research Unit, Research Unit for Nursing Caring Sciences and Psychology, National Institute for Longevity Sciences (NILS), 36–3 Gengo Morioka-cho, Obu-shi, Aichi 474–8522, Japan. Email: yarai@nils.go.jp

Abstract

This paper covers our recent work regarding cross-sectional studies on caregiver burden, changes in caregiver burden, appropriateness of the LTC insurance assessment scheme, attitude towards caregiving among caregivers, and the development of the short version of the Japanese version of the Zarit Caregiver Burden Interview (J-ZBI_8).

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