ERIC Number: EJ494422
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Assessing Impact on Family Caregivers to Alzheimer's Disease Patients.
Talkington-Boyer, Shannon; Snyder, Douglas K.
American Journal of Family Therapy, v22 n1 p57-66 Spr 1994
Examined impact of caregiving among 110 caregivers to aging family member with Alzheimer's disease. Family caregivers' appraisals along dimensions of subjective burden, negative impact, caregiving satisfaction, and caregiver mastery were correlated with extent of memory and behavior problems of patient and caregivers' coping style, locus of control, self-esteem, ego strength, level of depression, and perceived environmental support. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A