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New PDF release: Abuse of Older Men

By Jordan I. Kosberg

ISBN-10: 0789035413

ISBN-13: 9780789035417

ISBN-10: 0789035421

ISBN-13: 9780789035424

study the motives of—and effects from—elder abuse of fellows

For the main half, usually in basic terms ladies are thought of the sufferers of elder abuse. even though, males also are topic to this stressful social challenge. Abuse of Older Men examines the various points of this unusually frequent factor that comes with sexual abuse, abuse via intimates, and benign overlook within the wellbeing and fitness care box, in addition to potent remedy suggestions. This special source presents the most recent study and an important discussions of why the matter is usually invisible, under-studied, and under-treated. specified explorations contain probability overview, differential detection of abuse of 1 gender over the opposite, the chance of abandonment, fiscal exploitation, and the problems of older males who have been abused in childhood.

In the prior, elder abuse literature has—quite correctly—mainly inquisitive about the abuse of girls, who characterize the vast majority of older folks. Abuse of Older Men expands the dialogue of this distressing social problem to incorporate the opposite gender, reviewing the differing kinds of abuse and the explanations why it's not conveniently obvious in today’s society. This compelling textual content examines intimately the reasons and effects of elder abuse of guys. The under-reporting of abuse is addressed, in addition to feedback on how one can higher procedure a number of difficulties. This insightful source is generally referenced and offers tables to obviously current facts.

Issues mentioned in Abuse of Older Men comprise:

  • 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 elements of osteoporosis in older males
  • earlier relationships that elevate the danger of the forget of older fathers
  • information debts that repost the frequency and kinds of abuse opposed to males
  • picking out and treating sufferers
  • societal forces that impact older men’s hazard of mistreatment
  • concepts for structuring prone to raised meet victim’s wishes
  • the social development of manhood as a major consider figuring out the abuse of older men

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

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