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ERIC Number: EJ475365
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
Factors Determining the Decision to Institutionalize Dementing Individuals: A Prospective Study.
Cohen, Carole A.; And Others
Gerontologist, v33 n6 p714-20 Dec 1993
Conducted longitudinal study of 196 caregiver/care receiver dyads to determine variables predictive of caregiver decision to institutionalize dependent with dementia. Use of services, enjoyment of caregiving, caregiver burden and health, caregiver rating and reaction to care receiver behavior and memory problems, and presence of troublesome behavior predicted decision to institutionalize. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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