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Boss, P. For Caregivers of Spouses with Dementia, A Redefinition of Marriage. Next Avenue (May 8, 2012).

Boss, P. (2012).  The Ambiguous Loss of Dementia:  A Relational View of Complicated Grief in Caregivers.  In M. O’Reilly-Landry (Ed.),  A Psychodynamic Understanding of Modern Medicine:  Placing the Person at the Center of Care (pages 183-193).
 London:  Radcliffe.

Sherman, C. W., & Boss, P. (2007).  Spousal Dementia Caregiving in the Context of Late-life Remarriage.  Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 6, (pages 245-270).
Boss, P. & Kaplan, L. (2004). Ambiguous Loss and Ambivalence When a Parent Has Dementia. In K. Pillemer & K. Luescher (Eds.), Intergenerational Ambivalences: New Perspectives on Parent-Child Relations in Later Life, (pages 207-224). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.
Caron, W., Boss, P. & Mortimer, J. (1999). Family Boundary Ambiguity Predicts Alzheimer’s Outcomes. Psychiatry: Interpersonal & Biological Processes, 62(4), (pages 347-356).
Kaplan, L., & Boss, P. (1999). Depressive Symptoms Among Spousal Caregivers of Institutionalized Mates with Alzheimer’s: Boundary Ambiguity and Mastery as Predictors. Family Process, 38(1), (pages 85-103).
Boss, P., Kaplan, L. & Gordon, M. (1995, September). Accepting the Circle of Life. Center for Urban and Regional Affairs Reporter, 25(3), (pages 7-11).
Garwick, A.W., Detzner, D. & Boss, P. (1994). Family Perceptions of Living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Family Process, 33(3), (pages 327-340).
Boss, P. (1993). The Reconstruction of Family Life with Alzheimer’s Disease:  Generating Theory to Understand Family Stress from Ambiguous Loss. In P. Boss, W. Doherty, R. LaRossa, W. Schumm & S. Steinmetz (Eds.), Sourcebook of Family Theories and Methods: A Contextual Approach, (pages 163-166). New York:  Plenum.
Mortimer, J., Boss, P., Caron, W. & Horbal, J., (1992). Measurement Issues in Caregiver Research. In B. D. Lebowitz, E. Light & G. Niederehe ( Eds.). Alzheimer’s Disease and Family Stress (pages 370-384). New York: Springer.
Boss, P. (1991). Parenting our Parents: Supporting Caregivers and Families of Alzheimer’s Disease. Early Report (18(3)). St. Paul, MN: University of Minnesota, College of Human Ecology, Center for Early Education and Development.
Boss, P. & Caron, W. (1990). The Alzheimer’s Patient Caregiver. The Geriatric Neuropsychiatry Letter, 1(3). Stanford, CT: H. Bosch Co.
Boss, P., Caron, W. & Horbal, J. (1988). Alzheimer’s Disease and Ambiguous Loss.  In C. S. Chilman & E. W. Nunnally (Eds.), Chronic Illness and Disability: Families in Trouble Series, (Vol. 2, pages 123-140).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Boss, P., Caron, W., Horbal, J., & Mortimer, J. (1990).  Predictors of Depresssion in Caregivers of Dementia Patients:  Boundary Ambiguity and Mastery.  Family Process, 29(3), (pages 245-254).
Mortimer, J. A., Ebbitt. B., Boss, P., Duffy, L. & Zarit, S. (1988). Behavioral Problems in Alzheimer’s Disease. Gerontologist, 28, page 168 A.