Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult Forensics: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

Quick Reference to Adult and Older Adult Forensics: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

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by Kathleen M. Brown, Mary E. Muscari
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780826124227
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/20/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Ann Wolbert Burgess xiii

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xxi

Section I General Principles

1 The Cycle and Continuum of Violence 3

2 Cultural Aspects of Forensics 9

3 Forensic Assessment and Documentation 21

4 Principles of Evidence 35

5 Navigating the Criminal Justice System 43

6 Expert Witness Testimony 49

7 Competency, Guardianship, and Civil Commitment 59

8 Violence in Health Care Settings 65

9 Professional Stress and Burnout 73

Section II Adults and Older Adults as Victims

10 Effects of Victimization on Adults and Older Adults 85

11 Victimization of Adults and Older Adults With Disabilities 103

12 Intimate Partner Violence in Adults 117

13 Intimate Partner Violence in Older Adults 131

14 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Intimate Partner Violence 139

15 Elders Abused by Family Members 147

16 Elders Abused by Health Care Workers 159

17 Female Victims of Sexual Assault 167

18 Male Victims of Sexual Assault 183

19 Elder Victims of Sexual Assault 191

20 Victims of Human Trafficking 199

21 Victims of Personal Injury 207

22 Stalking 217

23 Victim Services 227

Section III Adults and Older Adults as Offenders

24 Substance Abuse and Offending 235

25 Offenders With Mental Illness and Cognitive Impairment 245

26 Violence Risk Assessment 253

27 Long-Term Offenders 259

28 Offenders in Correctional Facilities 265

29 Offenders in the Community 275

30 Perpetrators of intimate Partner Violence 285

31 Abusive Parents 297

32 Perpetrators of Elder Abuse 305

33 Adult Perpetrators of Sexual Violence 315

34 Older Adult Perpetrators of Sexual Violence 337

35 Female Offenders 341

36 Animal Cruelty 351

37 Parenting While Incarcerated 365

Section IV Unnatural Deaths

38 Medicolegal Death Investigation 373

39 Deaths of Elders in Long-Term Care Facilities 387

40 Suicide 391

41 Autoerotic Asphyxia 399

42 Homicide Survivors 405

Appendix A Adult Body Diagrams 413

Appendix B Crime Victim Compensation Programs 415

Forensic Glossary 419

Index 431

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