CAREGIVER BURDEN By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms CAREGIVER BURDEN EXECUTIVE STRESS BURNED OUT FOSTERING RESPITE SERVICES CAREGIVER SEXUAL AVERSION DISORDER FATIGUE EFFECT STRESS TOLERANCE GATEKEEPER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CAREGIVER BURDEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/caregiver-burden-2/ (accessed April 19, 2021).