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Family caregivers of the frail elderly: impact of caregiving on their health and implications for interventions

Family & Community Health

Author: Neundorfer, M. M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1991


A summary of the literature on the impact of caregiving on family caregivers' physical & emotional health, reviewing research on patient & caregiver factors that contribute to negative effects on caregiver health, & discussing the role of caregiver coping efforts in mediating these effects. Finally, current research on effects of support groups & respite services for caregivers is discussed.

Further Details

Pages: 48-58
Volume: 14
Issue: 2
Accession Number: 23.5.03
Keywords: carer, emotional
Reads: 181