Everlasting dependency: A study of aging persons with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities and their families

Research output: PhD ThesisPhd-Thesis - Research and graduation internal


The life expectancy of persons with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD) is increasing, which raises practical, social, and ethical questions, as their aging may affect their care, support, and quality of life (QoL).
We conducted a literature review and several interview studies to explore how the aging of persons with PIMD affects their care, their QoL and that of thei
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Willems, Dick, Supervisor
  • Olsman, Erik, Co-supervisor
  • Nieuwenhuijse, Marga, Co-supervisor
  • Olsman, H.J., Co-supervisor, External person
  • Nieuwenhuijse, A.M., Co-supervisor, External person
Award date15 Sept 2023
Print ISBNs9789464731804
Publication statusPublished - 2023

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