- The degree to which the caregiver’s self-expectations appear realistic.
The caregiver's expectations for her/his attitudes toward caregiving (such as being patient, doing one's best, being loving, etc.) are realistic.
- Shyu, Y.I., P. Archbold, and M. Imle (1998), "Finding a balance point: A process central to understanding family caregiving in Taiwanese families.", Research in Nursing and health, 21, 261-270. [Endnote]