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ERIC Number: EJ563640
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0091-4150
An Exploration of Attachment Styles and Personality Traits in Caregiving for Dementia Patients.
Markiewicz, Dorothy; Reis, Myrna; Gold, Dolores Pushkar
International Journal of Aging & Human Development, v45 n2 p111-32 1997
Examines the influence of caregivers' Attachment Styles and personality traits on their experiences of caring for dementia dependents. Results, based on 126 caregiver-dependent pairs, indicate connections between attachment style factors and caregiver experiences. Those choosing to institutionalize dependents ranked higher on Avoidance factors than those who maintained dependents in the community. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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