Eric Blackstone, MA, Sara L. Douglas, PhD, RN, Amy R. Lipson, PhD

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Videoconferencing Empowers Distance Caregivers to Be More Involved in Care

February 09, 2019

DCGs experience higher levels of anxiety and mood disturbance compared with local caregivers. On top of dealing with the expected stress of having a loved one who received a diagnosis of cancer, DCGs describe feelings of uncertainty, guilt, anxiety, and stress specifically related to their distance from the patient.