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The caregiving experience among Hispanic caregivers of dementia patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19172968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This research reviewed studies that investigated factors influencing the caregiving experience among informal Hispanic caregivers of dementia patients. This review identified 24 journal articles published between 1985 and 2003. Variables studied were depression and social support. In addition, methodological issues were detected such as sampling bias and multiple measurements. This review concluded that there is a need for an extensive, in depth research of the caregiving experience among Hispanics and further research needs are discussed.
Nelda Mier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cultural diversity     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1071-5568     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cult Divers     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-28     Completed Date:  2009-02-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9439196     Medline TA:  J Cult Divers     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12-8     Citation Subset:  N    
South Texas Center for Rural Public Health, 3700 N 10th St, Suite 210, McAllen, TX 78501, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Psychological
Attitude to Health / ethnology*
Caregivers / psychology*
Cost of Illness
Dementia / ethnology*
Depression / ethnology
Family / ethnology*
Health Services Accessibility
Hispanic Americans / ethnology*
Needs Assessment
Nursing Methodology Research / organization & administration*
Quality of Life / psychology
Research Design
Selection Bias
Social Support

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