Handbook on Dementia Caregiving

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Evidence-Based Interventions for Family Caregivers


  • Richard Schulz PhD

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This collection provides a comprehensive analysis of intervention approaches to dementia caregiving. It reviews the existing knowledge and provides a conceptual framework for organizing caregiver interventions of all types. Of special interest is the design of an intervention study for a culturally diverse community. The volume concludes with a discussion of how to translate intervention research into public policy, with an assessment of the future of caregiving and caregiving intervention research.

Product Details 

  • Publication Date September 05, 2000
  • Page Count 348
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826100917
  • EISBN 9780826116741

Table of Contents 

    Introduction and Overview, Richard Schulz
  1. The Extent and Impact of Dementia Care: Unique Challenges Experienced by Family Caregivers, Marcia G. Ory, Jennifer L. Yee, Sharon L. Tennstedt, and Richard Schulz
  2. Understanding the Interventions Process: A Theoretical/Conceptual Framework for Intervention Approaches to Caregiving, Richard Schulz, Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, William Haley, and Sara Czaja
  3. Interventions for In-Home Caregivers: A Review of Research 1990 to Present, Joal Kennet, Louis Burgio, and Richard Schulz
  4. The Pragmatics of Implementing Intervention Studies in the Community, Linda O. Nichols, Charlotte Malone, Barbara Tarlow, and David Loewenstein
  5. Development and Implementation of Intervention Strategies for Culturally Diverse Caregiving Populations, Dolores Gallagher-Thompson, Patricia Arean, David Coon, Ana Menendez, Kellie Takagi, William E. Haley, Trinidad Arguelles, Mark Rubert, David Lowenstein, and Jose Szapocznik
  6. Measurement Issues in Intervention Research, Galen E. Switzer, Stephen R. Wisniewski, Steven H. Belle, Robert Burns, Laraine Winter, Larry Thompson, and Richard Schulz
  7. Identifying Mechanisms of Action: Why and How Does Intervention Work? Laura N. Gitlin, Mary Corcoran, Jennifer Martindale-Adams, Charlotte Malone, Alan Stevens, and Laraine Winter
  8. From Intervention Studies to Public Policy: Translating Research into Practice, Diane Feeney Mahoney, Robert Burns, and Brooke Harrow
  9. Future Directions in Caregiving: Implications for Intervention Research, Sara J. Czaja, Carl Eisdorfer, and Richard Schulz

  10. Index