Caregivers: Challenges, Practices and Cultural Influences

Adrianna Thurgood (Editor)
Kasha Schuldt (Editor)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: MED011000



Volume 10

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
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In this book, the authors discuss the challenges, practices and cultural influences of caregiving. Topics include caregiving for individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and intellectual disabilities; family caregivers for patients with cancer; elder caregiving in South Asian families in the U.S. and India; study of caregiver’s resilience; caregiver burden in a Hong Kong Chinese population; managing compassion fatigue among professional cancer caregivers; community-based education for palliative care for the elderly in Japan; caregiver perception and oral health in cerebral palsy children and the role of assistive technologies for person-centered dementia care in Japan. (Imprint: Nova)


A Lifespan Developmental Approach to Assessing and Addressing Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Comprehensive Guide to Meeting Individual and Caregiver Needs
(Rebecca H. Foster, Elliott W. Simon, Elizabeth B.B. Lee, LaNaya Shackelford, Sarah H. Elsea, Department of Psychology, Winona State University, Winona, MN, USA, and others)

The Family Caregivers of Patients with Cancer: Roles and Challenges
(Sabrina Cipolletta, Department of General Psychology, University of Padua, Italy)

Zooming(in) - Zooming(out): From Feeling Exclusively Like a Caregiver to Integrating Caregiving in Daily Life. Understanding Sudden Informal Caregivers' Paths
(Helder Rocha Pereira, Ponta Delgada Nursing School, University of the Azores, Portugal)

Parental and Educators´ Judgments and Attitudes toward Life Challenges of People with Intellectual Disabilities: Functional Measurement Contributions to Special Education from a Cognitive Algebra Approach
(Guadalupe Elizabeth Morales, Ernesto Octavio Lopez, David Jose Charles, Claudia Castro Campos, Martha Patricia Sanchez, Cognitive Science Laboratory, Psychology Department, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico)

The Experience of Caregiving Across Myths and Cultures
(Camilla Pietrantonio, Francesco Pagnini, Paolo Banfi, Gianluca Castelnuovo, Enrico Molinari, Department of Psychology, Catholic University of Milan, Milan, Italy, and others)

Resilience in Caregivers
(Violeta Fernández-Lansac, María Crespo, Department of Clinical Psychology, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain)

Caregiver Burden in a Hong Kong Chinese Population: Risk Factors, Consequences and Remedies
(P.H. Chau, T. Kwok, J. Woo, School of Nursing, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, and others)

Managing Compassion Fatigue among Professional Cancer Caregivers: Understanding the Problem and Possible Treatment Strategies
(Amanda C. Kracen, Teresa L. Deshields, Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA)

Caregiving in Clinical Oncology
(Carola Locatelli, Marcella Cicerchia, Lazzaro Repetto, Research Department, INRCA-IRCCS, Rome, Italy, and others)

Caregiver Burden of Older Adults: A Southeast Asian Aspect
(Panita Limpawattana, Jarin Chindaprasirt, Geriatric Medicine, Oncology Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand)

Community-Based Education Concerning Palliative Care for the Elderly in Japan
(Yoshihisa Hirakawa, Kazumasa Uemura, Nagoya University Hospital Center for Postgraduate Clinical Training and Career Development, Nagoya, Japan)

Does Caregiver Perception Reflect Oral Health in Cerebral Palsy Children?
(Renata Oliveira Guare, Daniel Cividanis Gomes Nogueira Fernandes, Maria Teres Botti Rodrigues Santos, The Discipline of Dentistry, Persons with Disabilities Division, Post Graduation Professor, Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Role of Assistive Technologies for Person-Centered Dementia Care: An Exploratory Case Study in Japan
(Taro Sugihara, Tsutomu Fujinami, School of Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)


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