Caregiving with Pride by Karen I. Frediksen-Goldsen

By Karen I. Frediksen-Goldsen

Groundbreaking info for caregivers—and these receiving care

It is extra universal now than ever prior to for companions, kin, and buddies to supply casual care, but caregiving within the lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups has bought little consciousness. Caregiving with Pride is the pioneering exam of caregiving stories within the LGBT inhabitants. this significant textual content additionally presents a frank dialogue of the problems serious about desiring and receiving care in addition. accomplished and up to date, this either a well timed account of a major box and useful info for imposing switch.

Unique in its concentration and scope, Caregiving with Pride deals readers unique learn and new summaries and analyses of present literature. With a wide-ranging process that's either readable and enlightening, this crucial assortment acknowledges the altering nature of households as principal to the problems of caregiving and LGBT groups. It positive factors articles that insist on and illustrate the significance of taking either id matters and socio-cultural coverage contexts of caregiving under consideration. whereas conserving a multifaceted biopsychosocial viewpoint that's serious to realizing the numerous facets of this subject, members speak about:

  • the incidence of caregiving with LGBT groups
  • health matters and the wishes of these requiring care
  • the special possibility and protecting components impacting HIV/AIDS caregivers
  • the mental results - optimistic and destructive - of caregiving
  • family and private - “chosen relatives” - relationships
  • interactions with formal structures of healthiness and long term care
  • effects of heritage and social stigma on these desiring and giving care
  • how present social rules hamper LGBT humans of their entry to care
  • the methods tested clinical guidance prevent LGBT caregivers of their efforts to assist
  • existing interventions and possibilities to raised sever those groups
  • and a lot more!
While Caregiving with Pride offers an in depth point of view of the present kingdom of this frequently missed box, it additionally appears to be like forward and descriptions a realistic, useable blueprint for destiny study, providers, and rules in marginalized groups.

As an informative stand-alone source, Caregiving with Pride is vital for gerontologists, sociologists, historians, social staff, psychologists, educators, researchers, and coverage makers. furthermore, this assortment is perfect as a supplementary textual content for college students of getting older, girls stories, GLBT reviews, sociology, and well-being experiences in addition to the bigger GLBT community.

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