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Table 2 The caregivers’ motives for caring for the PWD

From: What motivates informal caregivers of people with dementia (PWD): a qualitative study

Main CategoriesSubcategory
1. Moral-Based Motives1.1. Satisfying one’s moral principle and sense of commitment and compassion to the family
1.2. Nurturing devotion and selflessness
2. Religious and Spiritual Motives2.1. Adherence to religious beliefs and inscription
2.2. To receive spiritual or divine reward
2.3. To avoid divine punishment
2.4. Other religious beliefs and associations
2.3. Financial Motives3.1. Attaining living accommodations
3.2. Gaining inheritance entitlement
4.Wicked Motives4.1. Getting revenge
4.2. Stealing