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Mistreatment of Elderly People

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ISBN-10: 0761952632

ISBN-13: 9780761952633

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Decalmer, Frank J. Glendenning

List price: $62.00
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A review of the First Edition...`Read it in medicine, nursing, social work and all health-care settings. It informs and illustrates by case examples, and the interface with the law, social work, nursing and general practice are usefully highlighted. It looks to the future' - The LancetThis completely revised and extended edition of The Mistreatment of Elderly People presents a comprehensive overview of research and theoretical explanations of elder abuse, as well as practical guidance for practitioners in the field.The new edition updates themes covered in the First Edition including: the clinical implications of abuse; sociological perspectives; issues for social workers, nurses,…    
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Book details

List price: $62.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 8/11/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction
Attitudes to Older People
What Is Elder Abuse and Neglect?
Clinical Presentation and Management
Social Policy as Elder Abuse
Elder Abuse and the Law
Abuse of Older People
Sociological Perspectives
Rethinking Elder Abuse
Towards an Age and Gender Integrated Theory of Elder Abuse
The Psychology of Elder Abuse and Neglect
Insidious Abuse? Who Is Responsible for Societal Neglect?
The Mistreatment and Neglect of Elderly People in Residential Centres
Research Outcomes
Developing Social Work Practice in Protection and Assistance
Key Issues for Nursing
The Need To Challenge Practice
The General Practitioner and Elder Abuse
Sustaining Meaning
A Key Concept in Understanding Elder Abuse
Vulnerability and Public Responses
Looking to the Future