Abuse of Older Men by Jordan I. Kosberg

By Jordan I. Kosberg

study the reasons of—and outcomes from—elder abuse of guys

For the main half, usually basically girls are thought of the sufferers of elder abuse. even though, males also are topic to this traumatic social challenge. Abuse of Older Men examines the varied elements of this strangely common factor that comes with sexual abuse, abuse by means of intimates, and benign overlook within the overall healthiness care box, in addition to powerful therapy options. This certain source offers the newest examine and an important discussions of why the matter is frequently invisible, under-studied, and under-treated. unique explorations comprise hazard overview, differential detection of abuse of 1 gender over the opposite, the danger of abandonment, fiscal exploitation, and the problems of older males who were abused in childhood.

In the prior, elder abuse literature has—quite correctly—mainly fascinated by the abuse of girls, 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 without problems obvious in today’s society. This compelling textual content examines intimately the factors and effects of elder abuse of fellows. The under-reporting of abuse is addressed, besides feedback on how one can higher process numerous difficulties. This insightful source is widely referenced and offers tables to obviously current info.

Issues mentioned in Abuse of Older Men comprise:

  • intimate companion 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 points of osteoporosis in older males
  • prior relationships that raise the chance of the overlook of older fathers
  • information bills that repost the frequency and kinds of abuse opposed to males
  • making a choice on and treating sufferers
  • societal forces that have an effect on older men’s chance of mistreatment
  • innovations for structuring companies to raised meet victim’s wishes
  • the social building of manhood as a massive 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, legislation, gerontology, grownup protecting prone, felony justice, sociology, psychology, household violence, counseling, ethics, public coverage, and getting older networks.

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