Elder Abuse: Conflict in the Family

Elder Abuse: Conflict in the Family

by Karl Pillemer, Rosalie S. Wolf
     
 

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This volume presents important findings on conflict and abuse in families of the aged. A valuable resource for those in sociology, psychology, gerontology, and social work as well as psychotherapists who work with the aged, the staff of elder abuse programs, adult protective service workers, and legislators. the authors provide a fresh, historically balanced,

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This volume presents important findings on conflict and abuse in families of the aged. A valuable resource for those in sociology, psychology, gerontology, and social work as well as psychotherapists who work with the aged, the staff of elder abuse programs, adult protective service workers, and legislators. the authors provide a fresh, historically balanced, empirical and theoretical framework for the view that elder abuse and neglect is an extreme manifestation of family conflict.

Lisa P. Gwyther, Journal of Gernontology

This volume presents important findings on conflict and abuse in families of the aged. A valuable resource for those in sociology, psychology, gerontology, and social work as well as psychotherapists who work with the aged, the staff of elder abuse programs, adult protective service workers, and legislators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865691339
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/16/1986
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

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