Self-Neglecting Elders

Self-Neglecting Elders

ISBN-10:
0865690472
ISBN-13:
9780865690479
Pub. Date:
06/16/1992
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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Overview

Self-Neglecting Elders

This volume is the first comprehensive work on the prevalent geriatric problem of self-neglect. It contains original clinical research and analyzes the medical, psychological, and social aspects of geriatric self-neglect from various perspectives of professionals within the geriatric field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780865690479
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/16/1992
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Overview

Elder Self-Neglect: a Blurred Concept

A General Framework for Elder Self-Neglect

Systems Considerations

Ethical Issues in Working with Self-Neglect

Psychiatric and Biomedical Considerations in Self-Neglect

A Family Systems Perspective of Self-Neglect

Special Risks and Subgroups

Institutional Care Settings and Self-Neglect

Older Developmentally Disabled Adults and Self-Neglect

Geriatric Alcoholism and Self-Neglect

Geriatric Protective Services and Self-Neglect

Conclusion

Research and Clinical Directions in Self-Neglect

Bibliography

Index

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