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THE PSYCHOSOCIAL EFFECTS OF APHASIA ON THE CAREGIVER

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Date Issued:
2017
Abstract/Description:
Studies have investigated the physical and emotional wellbeing of family members and spouses who care for persons with stroke (Bakas, et al. 2006). Literature shows burden of care is high in role reversal and depression is frequent. Variables that affect the caregiver burden with persons with aphasia (PWA) have not been identified prior to this study. Results from caregiver interviews found six themes, some which have not been identified prior, such as feelings of optimism.
Title: THE PSYCHOSOCIAL EFFECTS OF APHASIA ON THE CAREGIVER.
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Name(s): Ferrara, Lauren A, Author
Whiteside, Janet D., Committee Chair
Wharton, Tracy; Zraick, Richard, Committee Member
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2017
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Studies have investigated the physical and emotional wellbeing of family members and spouses who care for persons with stroke (Bakas, et al. 2006). Literature shows burden of care is high in role reversal and depression is frequent. Variables that affect the caregiver burden with persons with aphasia (PWA) have not been identified prior to this study. Results from caregiver interviews found six themes, some which have not been identified prior, such as feelings of optimism.
Identifier: CFH2000175 (IID), ucf:45968 (fedora)
Note(s): 2017-05-01
B.S.
College of Health and Public Affairs, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Bachelors
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Subject(s): Psychosocial
Caregivers
Stressors
Stroke
Aphasia
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFH2000175
Restrictions on Access: campus 2018-05-01
Host Institution: UCF

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