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Title: Negative reactions to receiving family care in older patients with Parkinson's Disease
Author: Loftus, Liliana
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
The central aim of this thesis was to extend current knowledge of caregiving and care receiving in older adults, by investigating negative reactions to receiving spousal care. Parkinson's disease (PD), a neuro-degenerative disorder that predominantly affects people in later life, was selected for study because PD patients and their caregivers are faced with a variety of challenges from physical and psychological symptoms of the illness, thus providing a rich ground for investigating reactions to giving and receiving care.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.Clin.Psychol.)--University of Manchester, 2008 Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.493455  DOI: Not available
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