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Supporting the supporters: working with the relatives of patients with dementia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7124558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
For the elderly with dementia their families remain the most frequent supporters, despite recent changes in the style of family life. The influence on the care they provide of such factors as acceptance of diagnosis, previous relationships, the patient's deteriorating condition, toleration of risk and acceptance of alternative care is discussed. Appropriate support for families will enable them to care more effectively and with less damage to themselves.
Authors:
F Sheldon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Age and ageing     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0002-0729     ISO Abbreviation:  Age Ageing     Publication Date:  1982 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-12-02     Completed Date:  1982-12-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375655     Medline TA:  Age Ageing     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adaptation, Psychological*
Aged
Dementia / psychology,  therapy*
Family
Female
Home Care Services / organization & administration
Home Nursing / psychology*
Humans
Male

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