Caregivers Regret Angry Words Born of Frustration

October 4, 2011

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Margaret Lazar, MSW, MS, LCSW, director of patient and family services in the Abramson Cancer Center, is quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer story about the stresses associated with caring for a loved one with a terminal illness, which sometimes prompt anger toward the patient. "People hold themselves to an almost inhuman standard," Lazar said. They think, "This person's sick, I have to love them and be kind no matter what." Read More