Chapter 13. Psychosocial Concerns Among Aging Family Carers

  1. Philip W. Davidson,
  2. Vee P. Prasher and
  3. Matthew P. Janicki
  1. Philip McCallion and
  2. Stacey R. Kolomer

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch13

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process

How to Cite

Davidson, P. W., Prasher, V. P. and Janicki, M. P. (2003) Psychosocial Concerns Among Aging Family Carers, in Mental Health, Intellectual Disabilities, and the Aging Process, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776179.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101646

Online ISBN: 9780470776179

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Keywords:

  • intellectual disabilities;
  • psychological issues;
  • aging persons;
  • financial management;
  • health care

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Demography of caring

  • Primary family carers

  • Family caring and psychosocial distress

  • Service system issues

  • Differences between mothers and fathers as carers

  • Stress and coping differences among carers

  • Carers from diverse cultures

  • Grandparent carers

  • Interventions

  • Summary

  • References