publication . Article . 2012

Comparisons Between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Informal Caregivers:

Nancy J. Karlin; Joyce Weil; James Gould;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2012 Journal: SAGE Open (issn: 2158-2440, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publishing
Abstract
This study focuses on understanding similarities and differences between non-Hispanic White and Hispanic informal caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease. Comparisons take place between caregivers reporting high levels of burden as indicated by the Zarit Burden Inventory. Data suggest similarities and differences between Hispanic ( n = 17) and non-Hispanic White ( n = 17) caregivers in this study in several areas. Hispanic caregivers indicated fewer sources of income, had less investment money for family member’s treatment, reported caregiving as a greater interference with life’s accomplishments, and indicated a lesser percentage of the total care cost pro...
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free text keywords: History of scholarship and learning. The humanities, AZ20-999, Social Sciences, H, General Arts and Humanities, General Social Sciences, Clinical psychology, Disease, Gerontology, Organized religion, Psychology, Social support, Social psychology, Total care, Family member
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publication . Article . 2012

Comparisons Between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Informal Caregivers:

Nancy J. Karlin; Joyce Weil; James Gould;