In sickness and in health: an exploration of the perceived quality of the marital relationship, coping, and depression in caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer's disease.

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Caring for a spouse with Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a complex task influenced by numerous factors including the quality of the past and present marital relationship. Assessment of both the caregiver's perception of the quality of the past marital relationship and how he or she traditionally coped with marital discord is important for planning effective… (More)

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@article{Knop1998InSA, title={In sickness and in health: an exploration of the perceived quality of the marital relationship, coping, and depression in caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer's disease.}, author={Dietmar Knop and Brenda Bergman-Evans and Barbara Wharton McCabe}, journal={Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services}, year={1998}, volume={36 1}, pages={16-21} }