Phillippe Maheu

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This study was based on in-depth qualitative interviews with 40 francophone Québécois family caregivers of frail elderly or mentally ill relatives and focused on the caregiving relation rather than on the specificities of aging and mental illness. Fourteen factors (love, guilt and duty, women's social identity built around caring, absence of appropriate(More)
STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional convenience sample. OBJECTIVES To describe the distribution of scores for pressure pain threshold (PPT) at 2 standardized testing sites in people with neck pain of less than 90 days' duration: the angle of the upper trapezius and the belly of the tibialis anterior. A secondary objective was to identify important influences on(More)
Ever since the beginning of the 80s, we are witness to a debate on deinstitutionalization, of the elderly as well as of psychiatric clients, that has overemphasized the benefits of placing people in their natural surroundings. This debate has in effect omitted to talk of the living conditions of functionally impaired elders maintained in their natural(More)
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