Authors' Affiliations: Gender, Culture and Health Research, PsyHealth, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (Drs Hawkins, Ussher, Gilbert, and Perz and Ms Sandoval); and Cancer Council New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia (Dr Sundquist).
The larger cross-sectional project evaluating the needs and experiences of informal carers of cancer patients, from which this study was drawn, was funded by an Australian Research Council Linkage grant, LP0560448, in conjunction with the Cancer Council New South Wales, Westmead Hospital, and Carers New South Wales. The chief investigators on the project were Jane Ussher and Phyllis Butow, and the partner investigators were Gerard Wain, Gill Batt, and Kendra Sundquist.
Corresponding author: Jane Ussher, PhD, Gender, Culture and Health Research, PsyHealth, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag1797, Penrith South DC, NSW 1797, Australia ([email protected]).
Accepted for publication October 20, 2008.