ERIC Number: EJ400215
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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The Effect of a Support and Education Program on Stress and Burden among Family Caregivers to Frail Elderly Persons.
Greene, Vernon L.; Monahan, Deborah J.
Gerontologist, v29 n4 p472-77 Aug 1989
Studied effects on family caregivers (N=208) of frail elderly persons of eight-week professionally guided caregiver support group program to reduce anxiety, depression, and sense of burden. Found significant reductions immediately after intervention and continued but weaker effects four months later. (Author/CM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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