ERIC Number: EJ440825
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Impact of Family Conflict on Adult Child Caregivers.
Strawbridge, William J.; Wallhagen, Margaret I.
Gerontologist, v31 n6 p770-77 Dec 1991
In study of 100 adult child caregivers, 40 percent were experiencing conflict with another family member, usually sibling. Most conflict arose because relative failed to provide sufficient help. Caregivers experiencing family conflict had significantly higher perceived burden and poorer mental health than did caregivers without conflict. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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