Elder abuse: conflict in the family
Auburn House Pub. Co., Sep 30, 1986 - Business & Economics - 356 pages
This volume presents important findings on conflict and abuse in families of the aged. A valuable resource for those in sociology, psychology, gerontology, and social work as well as psychotherapists who work with the aged, the staff of elder abuse programs, adult protective service workers, and legislators. "the authors provide a fresh, historically balanced, empirical and theoretical framework for the view that elder abuse and neglect is an extreme manifestation of family conflict." Lisa P. Gwyther, Journal of Gernontology
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