EUROCARE: a cross-national study of co-resident spouse carers for people with Alzheimer's disease: II--A qualitative analysis of the experience of caregiving.

@article{Murray1999EUROCAREAC,
  title={EUROCARE: a cross-national study of co-resident spouse carers for people with Alzheimer's disease: II--A qualitative analysis of the experience of caregiving.},
  author={Joanna Murray and Jennifer S Schneider and Sube Banerjee and Anthony Mann},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 8},
  pages={662-7}
}
BACKGROUND Spouses caring for a partner with dementia are subject to physical, psychological and social stresses. In view of the part played by spouse carers in preventing admission to institutional care, a fuller understanding of the subjective experience of caring is an important area of enquiry. Qualitative analysis of their accounts of the difficulties and rewards in looking after their partners may indicate strategies to support them and to alleviate the stresses that they experience… CONTINUE READING

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