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Gender differences in caregiving: why do wives report greater burden?
Women typically report greater burden associated with caregiving than do men. We used data from interviews with 131 older spouse caregivers to explore potential explanations for this difference. A… Expand
Authoritarianism, inner/other directedness, and sensation seeking in firefighter/paramedics: their relationship with burnout.
INTRODUCTION Burnout in firefighter/paramedics (FF/EMT-Ps) is widely believed to exist, but few empirical data support its existence, symptomatology, or intervention. Understanding the extent,… Expand
Emotional Closeness and Caregiver Burden in the Marital Relationship
Interviews with 131 older spouse caregivers were conducted, with the FACES El used as a measure of closeness. In a multivariate regression analysis, closeness between caregiver and care receiver was… Expand
Social Support and Caregiver Strain.
Informal social supports have been consistently associated with the physical and mental well-being of the elderly. In this study the associations between sense of strain and three types of social… Expand
Giving and receiving social supports for elderly mentally ill people.
- W. M. Spaid
- Journal of case management
Two research questions were addressed in this study of 57 older adult outpatients diagnosed with schizophrenia and 37 older adults attending a senior citizen's center with no significant medical or… Expand
The correlates of success/failure in brief and intensive family treatment: Implications for family preservation services
One of the major goals of home-based, family preservation services (FPS) is to keep families together, to prevent the placement of children outside their homes. In this paper, child-related and… Expand
Changing Social Work Students' Attitudes toward Substance Abusers through the Use of an Abstinence Assignment: A Pilot Study.
ABSTRACT Per se, increased knowledge about substance abuse has not been effective in altering social workers' negative attitudes towards substance abusers or their failure to recognize or address… Expand