ERIC Number: EJ468350
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Comparing Patterns of Stress in Daily Experiences of Elderly Caregivers and Noncaregivers.
Wallstein, Sharon M.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v37 n1 p55-68 1993
Used daily experience survey to distinguish patterns of stress among 21 elderly individuals providing home care to spouse or parent with Alzheimer's disease and comparison group of 20 elderly noncaregivers. Found that life circumstances influenced stress perception in daily life. Caregivers and noncaregivers differed in types of experiences they endorsed as routines, uplifts, challenges, and hassles. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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