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WIU Graduate Thesis Researching Caregivers of those with Dementia

September 21, 2022

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MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University psychology graduate student Paulina Wuestefeld, of Germany, is seeking participants for her thesis study of caregivers of family members who have dementia.

The study is looking at the daily stress and well-being of caregivers. Participants must be at least 18 years old and the primary caregiver of a person with dementia.

The research includes taking online surveys – the first one about 20 minutes, and a short (two-three minutes) daily survey for 14 days.

Those interested in taking part in the study, or who would like more information, can visit and fill out an introductory form.

The study has been approved by the Western Illinois University Institutional Review Board.

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