What are the factors that facilitate or hinder resilience in older spousal dementia carers? A qualitative study.

@article{Donnellan2015WhatAT,
  title={What are the factors that facilitate or hinder resilience in older spousal dementia carers? A qualitative study.},
  author={Warren J Donnellan and Kate Mary Bennett and Laura K Soulsby},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 10},
  pages={932-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Much is known about the factors making caring for a spouse with dementia burdensome. However, relatively little is known about factors that help some spouses become resilient. We define resilience as 'the process of negotiating, managing and adapting to significant sources of stress or trauma'. We aimed to assess whether spousal dementia carers… CONTINUE READING