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Relationship quality and elder caregiver burden in India

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Relationship quality and elder caregiver burden in India

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dc.contributor.author Pillal, Vijayan K.
dc.contributor.author Levy, Eileen
dc.contributor.author Gupta, Rashmi
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-09T15:14:25Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-09T15:14:25Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Published in Journal of Social Intervention: Theory and Practice 21(2):39-62, 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1876-8830
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10106/11001
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the psychosocial factors that contribute to burden among Asian Indian caregivers of the elderly in Allahabad, India. Within this context of caregiving, the importance of relationship quality as a determinant of burden was examined in 259 Asian Indian families. A stress process model was utilized to explain the quality of relationship between the caregiver and the elderly persons. Another factor predicting burden was role overload. In addition, it was found that there were several indirect effects through relationship quality that predicted burden. The findings suggest that psycho educational interventions may be gainfully used to reduce burden among caregivers of elderly in India. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Igitur en_US
dc.subject elder care en_US
dc.subject Asian Indian en_US
dc.subject caregiver burden en_US
dc.subject relationship quality en_US
dc.title Relationship quality and elder caregiver burden in India en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.identifier.externalLink http://www.journalsi.org/index.php/si/article/view/285 en_US
dc.identifier.externalLinkDescription The original publication is available at journal homepage en_US

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