Perceived Social Support, Caregiving Appraisal and Quality of Life among Caregivers of Individuals with Parkinson Disease

Authors

  • Fatimah Sham Centre for Nursing Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Yuslina Yusoff Neurological Department, University of Malaya Medical Centre, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Norhasni Falina Hassan Shukri Orthopedic Department, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, 065400, Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia
  • JuHee Lee Mo-Im Kim Nursing Research Institute, College of Nursing, Yonsei University, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemoon-gu, Seoul, 03722, South Korea

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3132

Abstract

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, no cure and progressive disease worsens gradually. The caregivers' QOL, support, and caregiving appraisal is essential to ensure the quality of life to the Individuals with Parkinson's disease (IWPD). Hundred three caregivers of IWPD involve in this study. The caregivers' QOL was significantly associated with the caregivers’s comorbidities, duration of caregiving, living arrangement, the IWPD's gender and comorbidities, and found significant correlate with the caregiving appraisal. The importance of identifying the risk factors, education needs, and caregiving appraisal in developing intervention program to improve their QOL among caregivers.

Keywords: social support; caregiving appraisal; quality of life; Parkinson's disease.

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2022. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3132

Published

2022-03-31

How to Cite

Sham, F. ., Yusoff, Y. ., Hassan Shukri, N. F. ., & Lee , J. (2022). Perceived Social Support, Caregiving Appraisal and Quality of Life among Caregivers of Individuals with Parkinson Disease . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(19), 163-171. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v7i19.3132