WM 220 F198 (available) - Monographie
Family and professional cares : findings lead to action / ed. ANDRIEU, Sandrine ; ed. AQUINO, Jean-Pierre.
Paris : Serdi;Fondation Médéric Alzheimer, 2002, 167 p.

Collection : Research and practice in alzheimers disease

Alzheimer's disease
Informal care providers

Mots-clés secondaires : Psychosocial aspects ; Communication ; Depression ; Burden ; Institutionalization ; Cost generators ; Alzheimer's disease ; Quality of life ; Informal network ; Long-term care ; Caregivers suffering ; Family assistance ; Social support ; Stress ; Behavior disorders

Résumé :

Table des matières

I - The problematic of care

-Caregiver's burden

-From burden to exchange : for a new paradigm of caring

-Family support and burden in Alzheimer's disease

-Informal costs of dementia care

II - The consequences of carer stress

-A survey of dementia carers : doctors' communications, problem behaviours and institutional care

-Depression in family members caring for a relative with Alzheimer's disease

-Acute psychological stress induces enhanced coagulability in elderly with history of cardiovascular disease and hypertension

-Depression, coping and staff turnover : a comparison of NHS and private sector facilities caring for elderly people with dementia

-Family involvement in nursing home care

III - Evaluating situations

-Evaluating quality of life in dementia : a review of the litterature

-The association between caregiver burden and caregiver health-related quality of life in Alzheimer disease

-Judging outcomes in psychosocial interventions for dementia caregivers : the problem of treatment implementation

-Assessment of caregiving-related problems : the family strain questionnaire

-Summary of reliability and validity of the subjective burden scale of family caregivers of elderly relatives with dementia

-Long-term care eligibility criteria for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

IV - Interventions strategies with carers

-Support for carers of people with Alzheimer's type dementia

-Psychosocial interventions for distressed caregivers

-Group intervention programme for family caregivers of a demented relative living at home

-Family caregivers' knowledge about alzheimer's disease : correlates and practice implications

-Telephone helplines - an invaluable tool for providing information and support

-An effective intervention for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease the NYU counseling and support intervention

-A multi-module psychoeducational approach to reduce distress in dementia caregivers

-Alzheimers disease patients' and caregivers' decisions about research and treatment

-Effect of the meeting centers support program on persons with dementia and their carers

Language : Anglais
Book type : MONO
Doc n° : 13540 ISBN / ISSN : 291437738X
NumRec : 1354003


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