The relationship between care-recipient behaviors and spousal caregiving stress.

@article{IngersollDayton2004TheRB,
  title={The relationship between care-recipient behaviors and spousal caregiving stress.},
  author={Berit Ingersoll-Dayton and Michael Raschick},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2004},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={318-27}
}
PURPOSE This study examines gender differences in spousal caregiver stress associated with care-recipient problem behaviors and helping behaviors. DESIGN AND METHODS Using data from the National Long-Term Care Survey, we examined bivariate and multivariate relationships between the behaviors of care recipients and the stress experienced by their spouses. RESULTS Gender differences in caregiver stress emerged with respect to problem behaviors and helping behaviors of the care recipient… CONTINUE READING

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