Caregiver Burden, Anxiety, Depression, and Sleep Quality Differences in Caregivers of Hemodialysis Patients Compared With Renal Transplant Patients.

Avsar U., Avsar U. Z. , Cansever Z., Yucel A., Cankaya E. , Certez H., ...More

Transplantation proceedings, vol.47, no.5, pp.1388-91, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2015.04.054
  • Title of Journal : Transplantation proceedings
  • Page Numbers: pp.1388-91


Background. We compared the caregivers of hemodialysis (HD) patients and caregivers of patients with renal transplantation (Tx) in terms of anxiety, depression, sleep quality, and caregiver burden. We believe that caregivers of HD have more difficult conditions than caregivers of the patients with Tx.