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ERIC Number: EJ497297
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
The Establishment of Clinical Cutoffs in Measuring Caregiver Burden in Dementia.
Rankin, Eric D.; And Others
Gerontologist, v34 n6 p828-32 Dec 1994
Clinical data from 140 primary caregivers seeking dementia evaluation for family member were analyzed to establish psychometric properties of a caregiver burden screen. Results indicate cutoff values were both sensitive and specific to negative caregiving outcomes. Findings suggest use of burden screen may assist clinicians when assessing adequacy of caregiving arrangements in dementia. (Author/BF)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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