Caregiving Identity and Flexibility

  • Kim ShifrenEmail author


This chapter focuses on caregiver identity development and the importance of flexibility in their identity. The chapter begins with a discussion of identity development followed by work on caregiver identity development. Next, the assessment tools available for the study of caregiver identity development are presented. Finally, the chapter concludes with directions for future research.


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  1. 1.Psychology DepartmentTowson UniversityTowsonUSA

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