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Giving and receiving social supports for elderly mentally ill people.

  title={Giving and receiving social supports for elderly mentally ill people.},
  author={W. M. Spaid},
  journal={Journal of case management},
  volume={7 1},
  • W. M. Spaid
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • 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 psychological problems. The research questions were: (a) Are there gender-based differences in giving and receiving expressive and instrumental social supports for chronically mentally ill patients? (b) Do chronically mentally ill elderly patients differ from older adults without chronic mental… CONTINUE READING
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