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ERIC Number: EJ470156
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
The Misunderstood Caregiver? A Qualitative Study of the Male Caregiver of Alzheimer's Disease Victims.
Harris, Phyllis Braudy
Gerontologist, v33 n4 p551-56 Aug 1993
Interviewed 15 male caregivers from diverse backgrounds caring for their wives with Alzheimer's disease. Found following themes: commitment, social isolation, loss of companionship, control, sense of accomplishment, problem-solving approach, burden lessening with years of caregiving, and limited expectations of children. Typology of male caregivers included four types: worker, labor of love, sense of duty, and at crossroads. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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