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ERIC Number: EJ449750
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Severe Family Violence and Alzheimer's Disease: Prevalence and Risk Factors.
Paveza, Gregory J.; And Others
Gerontologist, v32 n4 p493-97 Aug 1992
Examined violence among 184 Alzheimer patients and their caregivers. Analysis of severe violence subscale of Conflict Tactics Scale indicated that 15.8 percent of patients had been violent in year since diagnosis; 5.4 percent of caregivers had been violent toward patient; and prevalence of violence was 17.4 percent. Variables most associated with violence were caregiver depression and living arrangement. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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