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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TABLE 1.1 Demographic Characteristics of Dementia and Nondementia
Caregivers Dementia status Demographic variable Dementia Nondementia
Statistic Mean age t ( 1496 ) = 3.65 * Mean age of care recipient 46.26 ( 14.85 )
78.39 ( 10.10 ) ...
At the descriptive level , investigators have characterized the caregiving
population in terms of gender , age , race , ethnicity , marital status , employment ,
economic status , health status , and living arrangements . For example , we
know that ...
for physically ill groups in which such symptoms may reflect medical status rather
than emotional distress ( Dew , in press ; Williams & Richardson , 1993 ) .
Reporting of health problems may also be affected by other health - related
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Richard Schulz, PhD
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