ERIC Number: EJ396256
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Husbands and Wives as Caregivers: Antecedents of Depression and Burden.
Pruchno, Rachel A.; Resch, Nancy L.
Gerontologist, v29 n2 p159-65 Apr 1989
Contrasted predictors of depression among 101 men and 214 women providing care to spouses suffering from Alzheimer's Disease using the Center for Epidemiologic Studies (CES-D) Depression Index. Results indicated that caregiving wives were more depressed and more burdened than were caregiving husbands. (Author/BHK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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