Alzheimer's Disease and Marriage

Alzheimer's Disease and Marriage

by Lore K. Wright
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803945221

ISBN-13: 9780803945227

Pub. Date: 02/01/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The marriages of patients with Alzheimer's disease are examined in this book, which relates research findings to specific assessments and interventions that nurses can employ to help the caregiver.

The author carefully documents how Alzheimer's disease invades various dimensions of marriage and how spouses retain or lose awareness of each other. The dimensions of

Overview

The marriages of patients with Alzheimer's disease are examined in this book, which relates research findings to specific assessments and interventions that nurses can employ to help the caregiver.

The author carefully documents how Alzheimer's disease invades various dimensions of marriage and how spouses retain or lose awareness of each other. The dimensions of marriage that are explored include household tasks, companionship, affection and sexuality. For each dimension, clinical assessment strategies and guidelines for interventions are described.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803945227
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Series:
Clinical Nursing Research Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Elizabeth Colerick Clipp
Overview
Household Aspects of Marriage
Tension Within the Marriage Relationship
Companionship Within the Marital Relationship
Affection and Sexuality Within the Marital Relationship
Commitment and the Marriage Relationship
Conclusions

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