publication . Article . 2017

Une réflexion sur les variations de l’intensité de l’(entr)aide familiale auprès de proches dépendants

Le Bihan, Blanche; Mallon, Isabelle;
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  • Published: 12 Nov 2017 Journal: Sociologie, volume 8, page 121 (issn: 2108-8845, eissn: 2108-6915, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: CAIRN
  • Country: France
Abstract
International audience; For the past 15 years, the carers of people in need of regular care have been subjected to a new visibility. Based on the results of a qualitative survey on family carers of relatives affected by Alzheimer’s disease, this article investigates the life experience of carers who provide daily support to elderly relatives (a partner or parent). After analyzing the notion of intensity of care, the authors focus on the complex role of family carers – who do not constitute a homogeneous category – and study the daily experience of their investment in their elderly relatives. The article explores the emotional dimension of the care relationship b...
Subjects
free text keywords: Emotions, Organization, Care, Age, Old age, Health, Family, Émotions, Organisation, Âge, Vieillesse, Santé, Famille, Carers emotions organization care old people Alzheimer’s disease, aidants émotions organisation care personnes âgées Alzheimer, [SHS.SOCIO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Sociology
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