Family caregiving in chronic illness: Alzheimer's disease, cancer, heart disease, mental illness, and stroke
David E. Biegel, Esther Sales, Richard Schulz, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (Case Western Reserve University)
Sage Publications, 1991 - Medical - 332 pages
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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