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Dementia and Marriage

When:
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
Round Rock Campus Avery 252
Description:

Christopher Johnson from the Department of Sociology will give a presentation on dementia and marriage. A review of literature on dementia and marriage will be discussed as well as results from research being conducted by the presenter and Dr. Jana Sutton from the University of Louisiana. Their research involves interviews with couples to investigate the impact of dementia on marital relationships. Preliminary findings of their study will be shared concerning the morale of the person with dementia and the caregiving spouse. Information on what couples say about changes in marital intimacy, marital satisfaction, social support from spouses and the experience of pleasant events will be discussed. Both positive and negative issues will be covered.


Cost:
free
See:
http://www.rrc.txstate.edu/about/upcomingevents/.../rrc-faculty-speaker-series.html
Sponsor:
Contact:
Dr. Christopher Johnson
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Lectures
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Dementia and Marriage