The nature and impact of caring for family members with a disability in Australia

Research Report No. 16 – June 2008

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Appendices

Appendix A: Literature search strategy

The literature search strategy initially identified 124 relevant references. Databases were searched for the period 1995-2006. Table A.1 outlines the databases searched and the search terms used. Additional literature was identified through searching the reference lists of the articles that were identified in the initial search.

Table A.1 Databases search strategy

Title of database

Search terms used

Australian Family and Society Abstracts (AFSA)

Carers and effects
Disabled and social support networks

Australian Public Affiars Information Service (APAIS)

Carers

Education Resources Information Centre (ERIC)

Caregiver attitudes

Psychinfo(searched 2000 onwards because of amount of references)

Disabled and carers
Carers and wellbeing

Sociological index

Carers and wellbeing

Social Services Abstracts and Sociological Abstracts

Carers (and caregivers) and disabledFamily relations and caregivers

PubMed

Carers and disabled

Appendix B : Brochure

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The Families Caring for a Person with a Disability Study brochure (PDF 156 KB)

Appendix C: Survey protocol and response options

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Families Caring for a Person with a Disability: Questionnaire for main study V1 (PDF 241 KB)