Event Title

Spirituality and its impact on caregivers for others with a dementia diagnosis.

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Scott Edwards, Ph.D.

Project Type

Research Proposal

Primary Department

Marriage and Family Therapy

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With the increase of the life span, there has been an increase of diagnosis of dementia. Research done has not focused on the impact the diagnosis has on those giving care. This study will examine the impact spirituality has on the caregivers of individuals with a dementia diagnosis. Information will be gathered using phenomenological interviews, observations, and the brief RCOPE. Exploration of possible outcomes and a discussion of the impact upon care givers are described.

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Spirituality and its impact on caregivers for others with a dementia diagnosis.

With the increase of the life span, there has been an increase of diagnosis of dementia. Research done has not focused on the impact the diagnosis has on those giving care. This study will examine the impact spirituality has on the caregivers of individuals with a dementia diagnosis. Information will be gathered using phenomenological interviews, observations, and the brief RCOPE. Exploration of possible outcomes and a discussion of the impact upon care givers are described.

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