Self-neglect and neglect of vulnerable older adults: reexamination of etiology.

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Using assessment and investigation data from the reported APS cases in Texas, this study examines the types of elder self-neglect and neglect, including medical neglect. It then examines the association between self-neglect and neglect and individual economic resources as well as health care and social service programs for the poor. The findings show that… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/01634370802609239

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