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Profiles in Caregiving The Unexpected Career

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ISBN-10: 0120595400

ISBN-13: 9780120595402

Edition: 1995

Authors: Leonard I. Pearlin, Carol J. Whitlatch, Carol S. Aneshensel, Joseph T. Mullan, Steven H. Zarit

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List price: $72.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 9/15/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 385
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Carol S. Aneshensel is a sociologist (Ph.D., Cornell University) and Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. She specializes in the fields of the sociology of mental health and medical sociology, with an emphasis on the social origins of stress and its impact on depression. She has been Principal Investigator for numerous studies funded by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Mental Health. She has published more than 75 peer-review journal articles and several books, including her work as lead editor of the Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health, Second Edition (Springer, 2012). She has received awards for distinguished contributions from the Sociology of Mental Health and Medical Sociology sections of the American Sociological Association (ASA). Theory-Based Data Analysis for the Social Sciences received Honorable Mention for Best Publication in 2003 from the Sociology of Mental Health section, ASA.

Setting the Stage
Caregiving Careers and Stress Processes
An Empirical Inquiry into Caregiving
The Organization of Stressors in the Lives of Caregivers
The Natural History of Care-Related Stress
Stress Proliferation
The Containment of Care-Related Stressors
The Transition to Institutional Care
Adaptation Following Institutionalization
The Timing and Settings of Patient Death
Bereavement
Clinical Interventions and Caregiving Careers
Implications for Public Policy and Society
A Review and Overview of Caregiving Careers
The Care-Related Stress Process
In Retrospect
Closing Commentary
References
Index