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By Karen I. Frediksen-Goldsen

Groundbreaking details for caregivers—and these receiving care

It is extra universal now than ever sooner than for companions, family, and pals to supply casual care, but caregiving within the lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups has obtained little consciousness. Caregiving with Pride is the pioneering exam of caregiving reports within the LGBT inhabitants. this crucial textual content additionally offers a frank dialogue of the problems concerned with desiring and receiving care to boot. complete and updated, this either a well timed account of an immense box and useful details for enforcing switch.

Unique in its concentration and scope, Caregiving with Pride bargains readers unique study and new summaries and analyses of latest literature. With a wide-ranging procedure 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 aspects articles that insist on and illustrate the significance of taking either identification concerns and socio-cultural coverage contexts of caregiving under consideration. whereas keeping a multifaceted biopsychosocial standpoint that's serious to knowing the various features of this subject, participants speak about:

  • the occurrence of caregiving with LGBT groups
  • health concerns and the wishes of these requiring care
  • the particular chance and protecting elements impacting HIV/AIDS caregivers
  • the mental results - confident and damaging - of caregiving
  • family and private - “chosen family members” - relationships
  • interactions with formal structures of well-being and long term care
  • effects of historical past and social stigma on these desiring and giving care
  • how present social regulations bog down LGBT humans of their entry to care
  • the methods tested scientific directions prevent LGBT caregivers of their efforts to aid
  • existing interventions and possibilities to higher sever those groups
  • and a lot more!
While Caregiving with Pride presents an in depth point of view of the present country of this usually missed box, it additionally appears forward and descriptions a pragmatic, useable blueprint for destiny learn, providers, and guidelines in marginalized groups.

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

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