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ERIC Number: EJ371641
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Women as Caregivers of the Elderly: Instrumental and Expressive Support.
Sherman, Susan R.; And Others
Social Work, v33 n2 p164-67 Mar-Apr 1988
Assessed care afforded the elderly through informal support networks, particularly their families, as opposed to formal services. Focused on strain experienced by primary caregivers, who tended to be women. Analyzed instrumental aid (tangible aid and service referral) and expressive support given by role models and confidants who provided a form of sharing. Outlines implications for social workers. (KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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