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Factors affecting the emotional wellbeing of the caregivers of dementia sufferers
Author(s)Robin G Morris, Lorna W Morris, Peter G Britton
Journal titleThe British Journal of Psychiatry, vol 153, August 1988
Pagespp 147-156
KeywordsInformal care ; The Family ; Well being ; Dementia ; Research Reviews.
AnnotationRecent research on the factors that mediate the emotional well-being of the caregivers of dementia sufferers is reviewed. The roles of such factors as the caregiver's attributional style and coping strategies, the caregiver's relationship with the dementia sufferer, and levels of formal and informal support are discussed with reference to identifying those caregivers who are particularly vulnerable to emotional disorder or strain. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930607058 A
ClassmarkP6: SJ: D:F:5HH: EA: 3A:6KC

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