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ERIC Number: EJ265595
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
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The Burden of Families Coping with the Mentally Ill: An Invisible Crisis.
Thompson, Edward H., Jr.; Doll, William
Family Relations, v31 n3 p379-88 Jul 1982
Examined the costs families bear after assuming their recently acquired responsibilities for mentally ill relatives. A random sample of 125 families who had one posthospital member at home revealed relatives paying a high price. The impact on the family was separated into two types of burden: objective and subjective. (Author/RC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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