The role of family functioning in the stress process of dementia caregivers: A structural family framework Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Caregivers
  • Dementia
  • Family
  • Stress, Psychological

abstract

  • This study provides support for the structural family approach as an explanatory model for the influence of family functioning on dementia caregivers. Family structural functioning is one contributor to the caregiver stress process. This suggests that interventions targeting structural family problems may reduce caregiver distress.

publication date

  • January 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2424275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/geront/46.1.97

PubMed ID

  • 16452289

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 97

end page

  • 105

volume

  • 46

number

  • 1