Elder Abuse: Research, Practice and Policy by XinQi Dong

By XinQi Dong

This publication presents a world accomplished and systematic state-of-the overview of this box that fills the gaps among learn, perform, and coverage. The ebook addresses the epidemiology of the difficulty and the worldwide incidence of elder abuse in either built and constructing international locations, which synthesizes the main up to date information approximately chance elements and protecting components linked to elder abuse and results of elder abuse; scientific review and administration of elder abuse, together with screening, detection, administration of elder abuse, and the position of determination making ability and forensic techniques; perform and companies that describe grownup protecting prone, felony justice, elder court docket platforms, and guardianship method; elder abuse and tradition, which gives extra in-depth anthropological and ethnographic reports; coverage concerns, which highlights the elder justice flow, GAO studies, elder justice act, older American act and elder justice coordinating council; and destiny instructions, which explores translational learn, perform, education/training and coverage concerns surrounding elder abuse.
Elder Abuse: examine, perform and coverage is an invaluable source for getting older researchers, social companies, common internists, relations drugs physicians, social employees, nurses, and lawyers attracted to the problems of elder abuse.

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The legal definitions used in legislation are derived from multiple sources and may not reflect the clinical understanding of EM [65]. There is a lack of consensus about the legal definitions that comprise laws addressing EM, and as a result, legal definitions tend to vary between and within countries. Worldwide, there is significant variation in the laws governing EM, ranging from nonspecific guardianship laws to complex, elder abuse laws [139]. Most countries rely on “protection and criminal laws” to prevent or address EM [140].

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