The devil is in the details: self-neglect in Australia.

@article{McDermott2008TheDI,
  title={The devil is in the details: self-neglect in Australia.},
  author={Shannon McDermott},
  journal={Journal of elder abuse & neglect},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          231-50
        }
}
Although elder self-neglect is of significant concern to adult protective service (APS) workers in the United States, minimal research has been conducted on this topic in Australia. Using qualitative research methods, this article examines how 24 Australian professionals understand situations of self-neglect. Unlike in the United States, where the term self-neglect is used in a broad and all-encompassing manner, participants in this research differentiated among self-neglect (the neglect of… CONTINUE READING
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