Chapter 16. Family Caregiving: Research and Clinical Intervention 255

  1. Bob Woods clinical psychologist nursing assistant Chair Co-Director Academic Director Director Professor of Clinical Psychology of Older People3 and
  2. Dr Linda Clare chartered clinical psychologist clinical neuropsychologist Reader in Psychology consultant4
  1. Steven H. Zarit Professor of Human Development1 and
  2. Anne B. Edwards2

Published Online: 7 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch16

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition

How to Cite

Zarit, S. H. and Edwards, A. B. (2008) Family Caregiving: Research and Clinical Intervention 255, in Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing, Second Edition (eds B. Woods and L. Clare), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773185.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Dementia Services Development Centre, Wales, Ardudwy, University of Wales, Bangor, Holyhead Road, Bangor LL57 2PX, UK

  2. 4

    School of Psychology, Brigantia Building, University of Wales Bangor, Bangor LL57 2AS, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, 211 Henderson Bldg., South, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802-6505, USA

  2. 2

    Purdue University Calumet, Indiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470012307

Online ISBN: 9780470773185

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Keywords:

  • family caregiving;
  • ‘secondary intrapsychic strain’;
  • demographics of caregiving;
  • family caring from a distance;
  • social support and managing caregiver stress

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Definitions

  • The Demographics of Caregiving

  • Caregiving at a Distance

  • Changes in Family Size and Structure

  • Research on Family Caregiving Processes and Outcomes

  • Clinical Interventions

  • Conclusions

  • References