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Family caregiving: a gender-based analysis of women's experiences

Christina Lee

in Chronic and Terminal Illness: new perspectives on caring and carers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631671
eISBN:
9780191730191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631671.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Family caregiving falls disproportionately on women. Several surveys have suggested that the majority of caregivers are women and, in some parts of the world, gender bias is more predominant, such as ... More


The future of family caregiving: research, social policy and clinical practice

Peter Hudson and Sheila Paynem

in Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the future of family caregiving in terms of clinical practice, social policy, and research. It discusses the main reasons why offering support to family carers should be an ... More


Introduction

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter defines the basic concepts used in this book. Evidence-based practice (EBP) refers to the application of empirically-supported treatments in work with clients. As an EBP, family ... More


Future Trends In Family Involvement In Treatment

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the future of FPE as an accepted intervention within the larger context of families' involvement in the treatment of their loved ones. There is a discussion of divergent ... More


Identity in Caregiving

Helen K. Black, John T. Groce, and Charles E. Harmon

in The Hidden Among the Hidden: African-American Elder Male Caregivers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190602321
eISBN:
9780190602345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602321.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In this chapter we use case studies and men’s own words to show how each man’s caregiving style reflected his sense of personal identity. We also examine if and how the legacy of his culture and ... More


Family carers: ethical and legal issues

Michael Ashby and Danuta Mendelson

in Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the ethical and legal issues related to family caregiving in palliative care. The result suggests that death per se is not an ethical issue, and false perceptions of what the ... More


The Promise of Palliative Care

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0058
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter assesses palliative care. Palliative care focuses on improving the quality of life for people with life-threatening illnesses by involving a team of nurses, doctors, social workers, and ... More


Response to Commentaries

Nancy Berlinger and Michael K. Gusmano

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0086
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The scope of chronic illness, and of the chronic disease/end-of-life care continuum, is vast, and different health care systems may reflect different values about how best to offer good care to ... More


Family Competency: Scenes from the Life Course of Illness

Ben Mutschler

in The Province of Affliction: Illness and the Making of Early New England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226714424
eISBN:
9780226714561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226714561.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the ways in which illness shaped social relations within family life in eighteenth-century New England. What were the cumulative costs—social, financial, cultural—of a family’s ... More


The Coming of Age of Old Age

Nancy S. Jecker

in Ending Midlife Bias: New Values for Old Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190949075
eISBN:
9780190949105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949075.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 12 takes stock of the book’s central arguments and findings about the life stage relativity of values; midlife bias; human dignity; age group justice principles of capability sufficiency, ... More


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