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Titolo:
THE CONTINUATION OF FAMILY CAREGIVING IN JAPAN
Autore:
YAMAMOTO N; WALLHAGEN MI;
Indirizzi:
UNIV TOKYO,FAC MED,DEPT FAMILY NURSING,BUNKYO KU,7-3-1 HONGO TOKYO 113 JAPAN UNIV CALIF SAN FRANCISCO SAN FRANCISCO CA 94143
Titolo Testata:
Journal of health and social behavior
fascicolo: 2, volume: 38, anno: 1997,
pagine: 164 - 176
SICI:
0022-1465(1997)38:2<164:TCOFCI>2.0.ZU;2-N
Fonte:
ISI
Lingua:
ENG
Soggetto:
ALZHEIMERS-DISEASE; SPOUSE CAREGIVERS; MENTAL-HEALTH; BURDEN; DEMENTIA; CARE; INDIVIDUALS; INTIMACY; ELDERS;
Tipo documento:
Article
Natura:
Periodico
Settore Disciplinare:
Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences
Citazioni:
37
Recensione:
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Citazione:
N. Yamamoto e M.I. Wallhagen, "THE CONTINUATION OF FAMILY CAREGIVING IN JAPAN", Journal of health and social behavior, 38(2), 1997, pp. 164-176

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to develop concepts that facilitate ourunderstanding of why family caregivers of demented elderly persons can continue caregiving despite various difficulties of care. Twenty-sixJapanese daughter or daughter-in-law caregivers of elderly parents with dementia who lived at home or in long-term care facilities were recruited through various senior service organizations in Japan. The caregivers underwent unstructured interviews, and the interview data were analyzed using the constant comparative method. Three categories emerged as reasons for care continuation: value of care, maintainers of value, and reinforces of care, continuation. Value of came come from societal norms and attachment, and was the basis of caregivers' motivationto continuation emerged from the analysis. The contents and some longitudinal basis of caregivers' motivation to continue care. Several maintainers of value and reinforcers of care continuation also emerged from the analysis. The contents and some longitudinal changes in these categories were explained. The findings high-light the need to assess these categories separately in order to develop appropriate interventions and they have implications for future research and policy development.

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