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Gerontologist

August 2003 Volume 43, Number 4

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Number of articles: 3

  1. The Effect of a Family Therapy and Technology-Based Intervention on Caregiver Depression

    Carl Eisdorfer, Sara J. Czaja, David A. Loewenstein, Mark P. Rubert, Soledad Arguelles, Victoria B. Mitrani & Jose Szapocznik

    Purpose: The majority of persons with Alzheimer's disease (AD) are cared for at home by a family member such as a spouse or daughter. Caregiving places enormous demands on these caregivers, and the... More

    pp. 521-531

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  2. Effects of the Home Environmental Skill-Building Program on the Caregiver-Care Recipient Dyad: 6-Month Outcomes from the Philadelphia REACH Initiative

    Laura N. Gitlin, Laraine Winter, Mary Corcoran, Marie P. Dennis, Sandy Schinfield & Walter W. Hauck

    Purpose: We examine 6-month effects of the Environmental Skill-Building Program on caregiver well-being and care recipient functioning and whether effects vary by caregiver gender, race (White or... More

    pp. 532-546

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  3. Effects of an Automated Telephone Support System on Caregiver Burden and Anxiety: Findings from the REACH for TLC Intervention Study

    Diane Feeney Mahoney, Barbara J. Tarlow & Richard N. Jones

    Purpose: We determine the main outcome effects of a 12-month computer-mediated automated interactive voice response (IVR) intervention designed to assist family caregivers managing persons with... More

    pp. 556-567

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