The Mistreatment of Elderly People

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Peter Decalmer, Frank Glendenning
SAGE Publications, Aug 11, 1997 - Social Science - 288 pages
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`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 Lancet

This 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;

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What is Elder Abuse and Neglect?
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