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 sooner than for companions, family, and buddies to supply casual care, but caregiving within the lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups has acquired little recognition. Caregiving with Pride is the pioneering exam of caregiving studies within the LGBT inhabitants. this significant textual content additionally offers a frank dialogue of the problems desirous about desiring and receiving care to boot. complete and up to date, this either a well timed account of a massive box and functional details for imposing swap.

Unique in its concentration and scope, Caregiving with Pride deals readers unique examine and new summaries and analyses of latest literature. With a wide-ranging technique that's either readable and enlightening, this crucial assortment acknowledges the altering nature of households as important to the problems of caregiving and LGBT groups. It positive factors articles that insist on and illustrate the significance of taking either identification concerns and socio-cultural coverage contexts of caregiving into consideration. whereas keeping a multifaceted biopsychosocial standpoint that's serious to realizing the various elements of this subject, members speak about:

  • the occurrence of caregiving with LGBT groups
  • health concerns and the desires of these requiring care
  • the specific threat and protecting components impacting HIV/AIDS caregivers
  • the mental results - optimistic and unfavorable - of caregiving
  • family and private - “chosen relatives” - relationships
  • interactions with formal structures of overall healthiness and long term care
  • effects of heritage and social stigma on these wanting and giving care
  • how present social guidelines bog down LGBT humans of their entry to care
  • the methods confirmed scientific 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 presents a close standpoint of the present kingdom of this frequently ignored box, it additionally seems forward and descriptions a pragmatic, 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 employees, psychologists, educators, researchers, and coverage makers. furthermore, this assortment is perfect as a supplementary textual content for college students of getting older, ladies reports, GLBT reports, sociology, and wellbeing and fitness experiences in addition to the bigger GLBT community.

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