CAREGIVER BURDEN

The stress that is put upon the person who is giving care that can lead to burnout. See compassion fatigue.

CAREGIVER BURDEN: "Joe was suffering from caregiver burden from the stress of looking after his wife."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CAREGIVER BURDEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/caregiver-burden-2/ (accessed September 28, 2021).
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