Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

  title={Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation},
  author={Namkee G. Choi and James Mayer},
  journal={Journal of Gerontological Social Work},
  pages={25 - 5}
  • N. Choi, James Mayer
  • Published 15 August 2000
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Gerontological Social Work
Abstract Along with health care providers, social workers are the professionals most likely to be responsible for detecting signs of elder maltreatment and providing interventions and preventive services. In this study, using data from a county adult protective services unit, we discuss the complex nature of domestic elder maltreatment, identify risk factors for different types of maltreatment, and recommend prevention strategies. Specifically, we compare self-neglecting elders and those abused… 
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