Easing the Burden of Caregiving for the Paraprofessionals

  • Lory E. Bright-Long
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 282)

Abstract

Over the last decade there has been considerable literature generated concerning caregiver burden and the effects of intervention (Safford, 1980; Rabins 1982; Barnes, 1981; Davis, 1983; Beam, 1984; Zarit, 1985). This literature focuses primarily on the family as the caregiver and not the long-term care nurse or aide or the home health aide as the primary caregiver.

Keywords

Depression Dementia 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lory E. Bright-Long
    • 1
  1. 1.State University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA

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