Elder mistreatment.

  title={Elder mistreatment.},
  author={Terry Fulmer},
  journal={Annual review of nursing research},
  • Terry Fulmer
  • Published 1994 in Annual review of nursing research
Elder mistreatment (EM) is a serious and prevalent syndrome that is estimated to affect between 500,000 to 1.2 million older adults in the United States annually (Pillemer & Finkelhor, 1988). This chapter reviews both the state of the published science and limitations in the knowledge base on the topic. The literature for this review was obtained through… CONTINUE READING