Social Networks and Health Burden on Care-Givers

A Challenge for Managed Care
  • Maryvonne Gognalons-Nicolet
  • Anne Bardet-Blochet


From a subsample (N = 59) of a longitudinal study conducted in Geneva (N = 657), characteristics of the care-giving process will be analyzed as will the mental health burden on care-givers (depression, anxiety and somatic complaints). This key care-giving process will be examined from a managed care point of view, especially as concerns informal care.


Somatic Complaint Health Burden Care Recipient Somatic Illness Family Solidarity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maryvonne Gognalons-Nicolet
    • 1
  • Anne Bardet-Blochet
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity Hospitals of GenevaChêne-BourgSwitzerland

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