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Caregiver Role

  • By: Christine A. Fruhauf
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

An increasing number of adults will experience the challenges and benefits of supplying ongoing assistance to others. Individuals who provide care for a sick or frail family member, friend, or neighbor are participating in the caregiver role. This entry reviews the ...

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