Periodical (Journal)

ISSN  :   0894-6566 ( Print )   |   1540-4129 ( Online )   Active
Aim & Scope

The Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect is devoted to bringing to light the causes, effects, treatment, and prevention of the mistreatment of older people. This quarterly journal's goal is to make you aware of the problem of elder abuse and neglect, increase your understanding of the dynamics that cause it, and show you new and effective treatment methods and preventive strategies. For researchers, educators, practitioners, and policymakers in the fields of aging, health, mental health, social services, adult protective services, domestic violence, law, and criminal justice, this journal provides a forum for the discussion of program developments, policy initiatives, personal commentary, and scientific investigation about elder abuse and neglect. The Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect plays a significant role in the education of professionals and the public concerning this serious social problem. Its multidisciplinary approach is only one of its strengths - it presents training issues, research findings, case studies, practice and policy issues, book and media reviews, commentary, and historical background on a wide range of topics. For example, you'll find information on: preventive strategies for elders, incidence and prevalence studies, mandatory reporting of abuse, neglect, and violence, standards for gerontological nursing practice, family caregiving of older adults, dependent adult children as perpetrators of neglect and abuse, the intergenerational cycle of violence in child and elder abuse, victim assistance programs and evaluations, therapeutic recreation, spousal abuse, elder self-neglect. [1]

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