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Caregiving and Post-caregiving Experiences of Midlife and Older Gay Men and Lesbians

Doctoral Dissertation

Kristina Hash


School of Social Work

Virginia Commonwealth University





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Introductory pages

(Signature page, Dedication, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents)




Chapter One: Introduction


Chapter Two: Literature Review


Chapter Three:  Methodology


Chapter Four: Findings


Chapter Five: Implications


Closing pages 

(References, Appendix, Vita)


Photo From Commencement (2001) of Kris and Ellen (Dissertation Chair) Click on thumbnail below to enlarge photo

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