Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Maltreatment: Theories of

Theories, or explanations, for the causes of elder abuse, neglect, and maltreatment can be found in literature from the fields of criminal justice, gerontology, psychology, sociology, medicine, and social work. This entry discusses the most prevalent of these theories, as well ...

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