ERIC Number: EJ449753
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Alternative Sources of Social Support and Their Impacts on Institutional Risk.
Pearlman, Deborah N.; Crown, William H.
Gerontologist, v32 n4 p527-35 Aug 1992
Examined effects of social support dimensions on risk institutionalization. Specific aspects of social support (having spouse or adult child caregiver) or having caregiving relationship of at least three years' duration moderated impact of one type of stress on risk of entering nursing home. Networks that included paid provider modestly offset impact of multiple impairments on nursing home admission. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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