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By Jordan I. Kosberg

ISBN-10: 0789035413

ISBN-13: 9780789035417

ISBN-10: 0789035421

ISBN-13: 9780789035424

study the reasons of—and outcomes from—elder abuse of fellows

For the main half, frequently simply girls are thought of the sufferers of elder abuse. notwithstanding, males also are topic to this annoying social challenge. Abuse of Older Men examines the varied points of this unusually frequent factor that comes with sexual abuse, abuse by means of intimates, and benign overlook within the wellbeing and fitness care box, in addition to powerful remedy innovations. This detailed source presents the most recent study and the most important discussions of why the matter is usually invisible, under-studied, and under-treated. precise explorations comprise probability evaluate, differential detection of abuse of 1 gender over the opposite, the chance of abandonment, financial exploitation, and the problems of older males who were abused in childhood.

In the prior, elder abuse literature has—quite correctly—mainly inquisitive about the abuse of girls, who symbolize the vast majority of older individuals. Abuse of Older Men expands the dialogue of this distressing social problem to incorporate the opposite gender, reviewing the different sorts of abuse and the explanations why it isn't quite simply obvious in today’s society. This compelling textual content examines intimately the reasons and effects of elder abuse of fellows. The under-reporting of abuse is addressed, in addition to feedback on how one can greater procedure a variety of difficulties. This insightful source is largely referenced and gives tables to obviously current info.

Issues mentioned in Abuse of Older Men contain:

  • intimate associate abuse perpetrated opposed to older males
  • sexual abuse of older males in nursing houses
  • the influence of gender at the reporting of elder abuse
  • neglectful features of osteoporosis in older males
  • prior relationships that bring up the danger of the overlook of older fathers
  • information debts that repost the frequency and kinds of abuse opposed to males
  • settling on and treating sufferers
  • societal forces that have an effect on older men’s chance of mistreatment
  • strategies for structuring companies to higher meet victim’s wishes
  • the social building of manhood as a big think about realizing the abuse of older men

Abuse of Older Men presents an important info practitioners, educators, researchers, and scholars in social paintings, nursing, drugs, legislations, gerontology, grownup protecting prone, felony justice, sociology, psychology, household violence, counseling, ethics, public coverage, and getting older networks.

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