Stress of parent care: positive and negative effects of women's other roles.

@article{Stephens1997StressOP,
  title={Stress of parent care: positive and negative effects of women's other roles.},
  author={Mary Ann Parris Stephens and Aloen L Townsend},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={1997},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={376-86}
}
The present study focused on 296 women who were primary caregivers to an ill or disabled parent or parent-in-law and who simultaneously occupied 3 other roles as mother, wife, and employee. All women lived in separate households from their impaired parent and had at least 1 child 25 years of age or younger living at home. It was predicted that stress in the roles of mother, wife, and employee would exacerbate the effects of stress in the parent care role on psychological well-being (depression… CONTINUE READING

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