ERIC Number: EJ378514
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Spouses of Discharged Psychiatric Patients: Factors Associated with Their Experience of Burden.
Noh, Samuel; Avison, William R.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v50 n2 p377-89 May 1988
Examined variations in experience of burden among men and women married to formerly hospitalized psychiatric patients. Substantial proportion of individuals found living with previously hospitalized spouse burdensome. Experience of burden was not simply function of patient's behavioral problems as indexed by measure of symptomatology; psychosocial factors played key role in determining spouses' levels of burden. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Canada