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Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan : Family Caregiver Applications Series - Eva Kahana

Family Caregiving Across the Lifespan

Family Caregiver Applications Series

By: Eva Kahana (Editor), David E. Biegel (Editor), May Wykle (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 1994
ISBN: 9780803944312
Number Of Pages: 448

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Examining caregiving issues from a multigenerational, family life cycle perspective, this volume deals with the broad spectrum of chronic illnesses that necessitate family caregiving throughout the lifespan and discusses responses to these challenges by both caregiving families and caregiving systems.

Part One addresses the caregiving paradigm and the relationship of family caregiving research to family life studies. Part Two examines conceptual aspects of caregiving, ranging from the expansion of the caregiving paradigm, caregiving processes and tasks, to the positive aspects of caregiving. Part Three emphasizes how family caregivers are affected by the connection (or lack of it) to macro-level systems.

Introduction
Paradigms for Caregiving
Developmental Challenges and Family Caregiving
Bridging Concepts and Research
Someone to Watch Over Me
Family Responsibilities and Their Realization Across Family Lives
Altruism Through the Life Course
Optimal Use of Formal and Informal Systems Over the Life Course
Illness and Life Stage: Challenges for Caregiving
Caregiving and Children
Caregivers of Persons Living With AIDS
Predictors of Caregiver Burden Among Support Group Members of Persons With Chronic Mental Illness
Psychoeducational Programs
From Blaming to Caring
The Home Care of a Patient With Cancer
The Midlife Crisis
Caregiving Issues After a Heart Attack
Perspectives on Elderly Patients and Their Families
The Interface Between Formal Care Providers and Caregiving Families
Care at Home
Family Caregivers and Home Care Workers
The Caregiver as the Hidden Patient
Challenges for Medical Practice
Caregiving Issues in Families of Children With Chronic Medical Conditions
Relationships Between the Frail Elderly's Informal and Formal Helpers
Conclusion
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ISBN: 9780803944312
ISBN-10: 0803944314
Series: Family Caregiver Applications Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 448
Published: 1st April 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.34 x 14.07  x 2.87
Weight (kg): 0.62