Meaning-Focused Coping in Dementia Caregiving: Predicting Positive and Negative Outcomes
The present study tested the direct effects of meaning-focused coping on positive and negative outcomes in dementia caregivers and whether trait resilience in this population is associated with meaning-focused coping. Adult child caregivers (n = 219) of persons with dementia completed measures of demographics, burden, meaning, and trait resilience at Time 1. Two weeks later, the same caregivers completed a retrospective measure of meaning-focused coping over the previous two weeks, and again completed several measures of meaning and burden. Path analysis was employed to test paths among variables ...
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