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Strategies for Helping Victims of Elder Mistreatment

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ISBN-10: 0803930941

ISBN-13: 9780803930940

Edition: 1988

Authors: Risa S. Breckman, Ronald D. Adelman

List price: $85.00
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Who abuses the elderly--and why? How widespread is the problem? Where can victims of elder abuse turn for help? And, what forms of treatment are currently available? After defining the nature and pervasiveness of elder abuse, this practical guide examines: the characteristics of both victims and perpetrators, detection of abuse, risk factors of elder mistreatment, and intervention strategies. Actual case studies of abused individuals are examined, direct testimonies of victims are provided, and comments by professionals in the fields of social work, law, psychology, and nursing are offered. Strategies for Helping Victims of Elder Mistreatment offers practical suggestions for professionals…    
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Elder Mistreatment Defined
Framing the Problem of Elder Mistreatment
Detection
Assessment
Intervention
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Elder Mistreatment
Testimonies
Future Directions