[Online] Gender Role Conflict and Stigma by Association in Husband Caregivers of Women with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Updated on 30 August 2021

Summary

You are invited to participate in a web-based, online, survey research study on the experience of caregiving for women with Alzheimer’s Disease. The survey should take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

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Participants must live with and be the primary caregivers of their wives/long-term life partners with AD. Participants must be residents of the U.S.


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The inevitable experiences of stigma by association and high gender role conflict (GRC) among husband caregivers may predispose them to increased vulnerability to self-isolation, which is associated with depressive symptoms that may impair their ability to provide quality care to their wives. Despite their depressive symptoms, they continue caregiving until the demands of their wives’ medical needs reach a level that requires hospitalization. The proposed study will extend the literature on husband caregivers by ascertaining the degree to which the joint experience of high GRC and stigma by association affects their vulnerability to self-isolation. Examining this relationship will inform future research on preserving mental health in husband caregivers. It will also inform treatment by increasing the visibility of a vulnerable population in terms of encouraging clinicians to assess self-isolation in male caregivers.

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Condition Alzheimer's Disease, *Healthy Volunteers
Clinical Study IdentifierTX257095
Last Modified on30 August 2021

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