Year: 1993 Source: Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, v. 31, no.3, (1993), p.19-21 SIEC No: 20010424

This article discusses the emotional distress family members might experience when caring for someone with a mental illness. Family caregivers may experience grief, guilt, anger, powerlessness, &/or fear. It is suggested education & peer groups may be most helpful to family members in dealing with their distress & in becoming better prepared caregivers. (2 refs.)