Handbook on Dementia Caregiving: Evidence-Based Interventions for Family Caregivers
Springer Publishing Company, 9 feb 2000 - 330 pagine
This collection provides a comprehensive analysis of intervention approaches to dementia caregiving. It reviews the existing knowledge and provides a conceptual framework for organizing caregiver interventions of all types. Of special interest is the design of an intervention study for a culturally diverse community. The volume concludes with a discussion of how to translate intervention research into public policy, with an assessment of the future of caregiving and caregiving intervention research.
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With respect to self - reported physical illness and disability , common measures
employed by researchers include symptoms checklists such as the Cornell
Medical Health Index or the Physical Health Section of the OARS ( Duke
In terms of emotional and physical strain overall , caregivers reported a moderate
degree of strain ( means are approximately 2 to 3 on a 5 - point scale ) . However
, dementia caregivers reported a higher level of emotional ( M = 2.99 v .
Also , Mexican - American caregivers reported more lack of social support from
family ( specifically related to caregiving ) than the other groups , as well as a
generally pessimistic appraisal of their caregiving situation . An additional study ...
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