Studies have investigated the physical and emotional wellbeing of family members and spouses who care for persons with stroke (Bakas, et al. 2006). Literature shows burden of care is high in role reversal and depression is frequent. Variables that affect the caregiver burden with persons with aphasia (PWA) have not been identified prior to this study. Results from caregiver interviews found six themes, some which have not been identified prior, such as feelings of optimism.
Whiteside, Janet D.
Wharton, Tracy & Zraick, Richard
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
College of Health and Public Affairs
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Orlando (Main) Campus
Length of Campus-only Access
Ferrara, Lauren A., "The Psychosocial Effects of Aphasia On The Caregiver" (2017). Honors in the Major Theses. 175.