The benefits and costs of caregiving and care receiving for daughters and mothers.

@article{Walker1992TheBA,
  title={The benefits and costs of caregiving and care receiving for daughters and mothers.},
  author={Alexis J Walker and Steven K. St. Martin and Lonnie L. Jones},
  journal={Journal of gerontology},
  year={1992},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={S130-9}
}
In accordance with social exchange theory (Thibaut and Kelley, 1959), this study examined the outcomes of caregiving for elderly mothers and their caregiving daughters (N = 141 pairs). Data were gathered through face-to-face interviews. Principal components factor analyses revealed three factors for mothers: Helplessness, Feeling Loved, and Anger; and three factors for daughters: Insufficient Time, Frustration, and Anxiety. Block regressions with an initial block of demographic variables and a… CONTINUE READING

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