Family caregiving in chronic illness: Alzheimer's disease, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, and stroke

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Sage Publications, 1991 - Medical - 332 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive analysis of family caregiving for adults who are dependent because of chronic illness. Focusing on five specific diseases - Alzheimer's, cancer, chronic mental illness, heart disease and stroke - the authors present and assess existing research and practice relating to family caregiving.

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Contents

Acknowledgments
6
Theoretical Perspectives on Caregiving
29
Caregiving in Cancer
62
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

DAVID E. BIEGEL is the Henry L. Zucker Professor of Social Work Practice, and Director, Practice Demonstration Program, at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University.

Richard Schulz, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry, Psycholo

Richard Schulz, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Epidemiology, Sociology, and Health and Rehabilitation Sgy, Epidemiology, Sociology, and Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Director of the University Center for Social anciences, and Director of the University Center for Social and Urban Research, at the University of Pittsburgh. He is alsd Urban Research, at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also Associate Director of the Institute on Aging at the Univero Associate Director of the Institute on Aging at the University of Pittsburgh. He received his AB in Psychology from Dasity of Pittsburgh. He received his AB in Psychology from Dartmouth College and his PhD in Social Psychology from Duke Urtmouth College and his PhD in Social Psychology from Duke University.

He is the recipient of several honors, includinniversity.

He is the recipient of several honors, including the Kleemeier Award for Research on Aging from the Gerontog the Kleemeier Award for Research on Aging from the Gerontological Society of America, and the Developmental Health Awalogical Society of America, and the Developmental Health Award for Research on Health in Later Life from the American Psrd for Research on Health in Later Life from the American Psychological Association. He also served as Editor of the "Joychological Association. He also served as Editor of the "Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences". He has spent urnal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences". He has spent his entire career doing research and writing on adult develohis entire career doing research and writing on adult development and aging. Funded by numerous NIH institutes for more pment and aging. Funded by numerous NIH institutes for more than two decades, his research has focused on social-psycholthan two decades, his research has focused on social-psychological aspects of aging, including the role of control as a ogical aspects of aging, including the role of control as a construct for characterizing life-course development, and thconstruct for characterizing life-course development, and the impact of disabling late life disease on patients and theie impact of disabling late life disease on patients and their families. This body of work is reflected in publications, r families. This body of work is reflected in publications, which have appeared in major medical ("JAMA, NEJM"), psycholwhich have appeared in major medical ("JAMA, NEJM"), psychology ("Psychological Review, Psychological Bulletin, JPSP"), ogy ("Psychological Review, Psychological Bulletin, JPSP"), and aging ("Journal of Gerontology, Psychology and Aging, JAand aging ("Journal of Gerontology, Psychology and Aging, JAGS, AJGS") journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of "The EncycGS, AJGS") journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of "The Encyclopedia of Aging: Fourth Edition" (Springer Publishing, 2006lopedia of Aging: Fourth Edition" (Springer Publishing, 2006). ).

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