n. the fatigue, stress, and all other psychological symptoms experienced first-hand by parents, siblings, and other family members. As non-professional caregivers, they are the ones who usually look after the mentally-ill and physically-disabled at home. See compassion fatigue. Also burnout.
CAREGIVER BURDEN: “In responding to the call of an individual who needs looking after, any family member would be vulnerable to caregiver burden.”
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Mohammed Looti, PSYCHOLOGICAL SCALES (2023) CAREGIVER BURDEN. Retrieved from https://scales.arabpsychology.com/terms/caregiver-burden-2/. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.31575.96163