Stress, hope, and well-being of women caring for family members with Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Irvin1997StressHA,
  title={Stress, hope, and well-being of women caring for family members with Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Barbara L Irvin and Gayle J. Acton},
  journal={Holistic nursing practice},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={69-79}
}
The article describes a study that tested a midrange model of caregiver stress mediation in women caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease. The study was grounded in the nursing theory of modeling and role modeling and tested two hypotheses based on theoretically derived propositions. A convenience sample of 88 female caregivers participating in a larger study completed measures of perceived stress, hope, and well-being. Significant correlations among the three variables occurred in… CONTINUE READING

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