By XinQi Dong
This publication presents an international finished and systematic state-of-the evaluation of this box that fills the gaps among examine, perform, and coverage. The publication addresses the epidemiology of the difficulty and the worldwide occurrence of elder abuse in either constructed and constructing nations, which synthesizes the main updated facts approximately hazard components and protecting components linked to elder abuse and effects of elder abuse; medical overview and administration of elder abuse, together with screening, detection, administration of elder abuse, and the position of selection making ability and forensic ways; perform and providers that describe grownup protecting companies, felony justice, elder court docket structures, and guardianship process; elder abuse and tradition, which supplies extra in-depth anthropological and ethnographic studies; coverage concerns, which highlights the elder justice circulate, GAO stories, elder justice act, older American act and elder justice coordinating council; and destiny instructions, which explores translational learn, perform, education/training and coverage matters surrounding elder abuse.
Elder Abuse: learn, perform and coverage is an invaluable source for getting older researchers, social prone, common internists, relatives drugs physicians, social employees, nurses, and lawyers drawn to the problems of elder abuse.
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A. B. B. edu © Springer International Publishing AG 2017 X. 1007/978-3-319-47504-2_2 and for enhancing a nascent ﬁeld of study like elder abuse in particular. Our argument for the importance of theory is followed by a historical overview of theories most often applied to the study of elder abuse and a depiction of theory use in scholarly articles. The next section provides an examination of key theories from the child abuse and intimate partner violence literature, as well as broader theoretical perspectives that have the potential to inform work on elder abuse.