By Jordan I. Kosberg

ISBN-10: 0789035413

ISBN-13: 9780789035417

ISBN-10: 0789035421

ISBN-13: 9780789035424

research the factors of—and results from—elder abuse of guys

For the main half, frequently purely ladies are thought of the sufferers of elder abuse. in spite of the fact that, males also are topic to this tense social challenge. Abuse of Older Men examines the varied elements of this unusually common factor that comes with sexual abuse, abuse through intimates, and benign overlook within the wellbeing and fitness care box, in addition to powerful therapy options. This distinctive source presents the most recent learn and the most important discussions of why the matter is usually invisible, under-studied, and under-treated. distinct explorations contain hazard overview, differential detection of abuse of 1 gender over the opposite, the danger of abandonment, financial exploitation, and the problems of older males who have been abused in childhood.

In the prior, elder abuse literature has—quite correctly—mainly excited by the abuse of ladies, who symbolize nearly all of older people. Abuse of Older Men expands the dialogue of this distressing social problem to incorporate the opposite gender, reviewing the different sorts of abuse and the explanations why it's not quite simply obvious in today’s society. This compelling textual content examines intimately the motives and effects of elder abuse of fellows. The under-reporting of abuse is addressed, in addition to feedback on how you can larger method 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 accomplice abuse perpetrated opposed to older males
  • sexual abuse of older males in nursing houses
  • the impression of gender at the reporting of elder abuse
  • neglectful elements of osteoporosis in older males
  • prior relationships that bring up the chance of the overlook of older fathers
  • information money owed that repost the frequency and kinds of abuse opposed to males
  • selecting and treating sufferers
  • societal forces that impact older men’s chance of mistreatment
  • suggestions for structuring companies to higher meet victim’s wishes
  • the social development of manhood as a major consider realizing the abuse of older men

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

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