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Predictors of complicated grief and health outcomes in family caregivers of people with dementia - Joint AAR/DCRC Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Dr Patricia Shuter, Prof Elizabeth Beattie
Research Centre DCRC Carers and Consumers
Partner Institution Alzheimer's Australia
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The aim of this research project was to determine whether the occurrence of complicated grief is significantly related to health outcomes of family caregivers of people with severe dementia.

In addition, protective factors including a palliative approach to care of a person with severe dementia was examined for indications of their capacity to improve health outcomes in these caregivers, following the death of their relative.

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