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Caregiver refers to a person who provides support and assistance with various activities to a family member, friend, or neighbor.

Caregiver burden refer to the adverse effects on caregivers from the constant demands placed on them by their role.

Caregivers refer to the people, generally the family members primarily responsible for caring for a person with a chronic disease, such as Alzheimer's disease.

Caregiving refers to the nurturing responses of the caregiver that form a corresponding behavioral system often refer to as parenting.

Caregiving hypothesis refers to Ainsworth’s notion that the type of attachment that an infant develops with a particular caregiver depends primarily on the kind of caregiving he or she has received from that person.

Carl George Lange (1834 - 1900) was a Danish physician and psychologist who made significant contributions to the field of psychology, particularly in the area of emotion and its physiological underpinnings. He proposed the theory, along with James that a person's emotional experience follows his/her behavior.

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961) was trained as a psychiatrist after receiving his M.D. from Basel University.

Carol Gilligan was born in 1937 at New York. She was a Patricia Albjerg Professor of Gender Studies, Harvard University. She got her Ph.D. at the Harvard University. Her most famous ach