The caregiving experience among Hispanic caregivers of dementia patients. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • This research reviewed studies that investigated factors influencing the caregiving experience among informal Hispanic caregivers of dementia patients. This review identified 24 journal articles published between 1985 and 2003. Variables studied were depression and social support. In addition, methodological issues were detected such as sampling bias and multiple measurements. This review concluded that there is a need for an extensive, in depth research of the caregiving experience among Hispanics and further research needs are discussed.

published proceedings

  • J Cult Divers

author list (cited authors)

  • Mier, N.

citation count

  • 6

complete list of authors

  • Mier, Nelda

publication date

  • January 2007