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Author

Lynne Laird

Document Type

Thesis - University Access Only

Award Date

1991

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Graduate Nursing

First Advisor

Phyllis Meyer Gaspar

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to identify disruptive behaviors caregivers of dementia clients are dealing with at home and the techniques they are currently utilizing to deal with these behaviors. The research questions are: 1. What are the disruptive behaviors caregivers of dementia clients are dealing with in the community? 2. What are the techniques being used by caregivers to manage endangering and disruptive behaviors of dementia clients in the community?

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Alzheimer's disease -- Patients -- Home care
Dementia -- Patients -- Home care
Caregivers
Adjustment (Psychology)

Format

application/pdf

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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