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Understanding elder abuse in minority populations

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Brunner/Mazel , Philadelphia
Older people -- Abuse of -- United States., Minorities -- United St

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United St

Statementedited by Toshio Tatara.
ContributionsTatara, Toshio.
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LC ClassificationsHV6626.3 .U52 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 247 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL371932M
ISBN 100876309198, 0876309201
LC Control Number98033541

Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is an especially valuable and unique contribution to the field because most of the chapters are written by minority researchers and based upon studies within their own indigenous communities across the United States. Major sections of the book deal with specific racial/ethnic populations: African American, Hispanic, Asian American, and Native.

Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations 1st Edition by Toshio Tatara (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a Cited by: Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is an especially valuable and unique contribution to the field because most of the chapters are written by minority researchers and based upon studies within their own indigenous communities across the United States.

Book Review: Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations Joanne E. Sheldon, MEd, RN, CRNH American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine® 3, Author: Joanne E.

Sheldon. Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations. Toshio Tatara (Ed.). Philadelphia: Brunner/Mazel. ISBN 8. $ cloth, $ paper. For many years, the victims of elder abuse remained hidden from view as studies of spouse and child abuse dominated the research landscape on family violence.

The book concludes with discussions of the overall impact of elder abuse on all populations, culturally specific outreach programs, and a synthesis of current knowledge on minority elder abuse." "An authoritative resource, Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is for all caregivers dealing with minority elders."--BOOK JACKET.

Product Description: Addresses key issues facing older people and our entire society. Topics include care pathway model, guidelines for health care professionals, understanding elder abuse in minority populations, moral and ethical implications of elder abuse, sexual violence against elderly women, helping victims, and more.

For public health personnel. Although the book primarily deals with minorities in the United States, one chapter is devoted to elder mistreatment in Japan. The book concludes with discussions of the overall impact of elder abuse on minority populations, culturally specific outreach programs, and current knowledge on minority elder abuse.

References, tables, and figures. 1st Edition Published on November 1, by Routledge First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Elder Abuse: A Public Health Perspective 1st Edition by Randal W. Summers (Editor), Allan M. Hoffman (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

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ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Price: $ Product Description: Addresses key issues facing older people and our entire society.

Topics include care pathway model, guidelines for health care professionals, understanding elder abuse in minority populations, moral and ethical implications of elder abuse, sexual violence against elderly women, helping victims, and more.

Family Violence in a Cultural Perspective focuses on family violence from four major ethnic populations of the United States: Native American Indian, African Understanding elder abuse in minority populations (pp.

49–64). Philadelphia: (Ed.), Understanding elder abuse in minority populations (pp. Diversity in cultural values determines the definitions and perceptions of elder abuse. Consequently, when one defines elder abuse among communities of color, it is imperative to understand the differences in perceptions of elder abuse, from a sociocultural perspective, among the various ethnic and racial groups (Lee, Kaplan, & Perez-Stable, ).Author: Janice Joseph, Arleen Gonzalez.

INTRODUCTION. Current research suggests that more than one in ten adults aged 60 and over are victims of elder abuse every year, 1 yet only a small proportion of the estimated 5 million cases of non-institutional elder abuse annually are reported to Adult Protective Services (APS), the state agencies charged with investigating abuse.

Risk factors for abuse include low income, low education Cited by: Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations. Taylor & Francis; Philadelphia, PA: pp. 49– Bonnie RJ, Wallace RB. Elder mistreatment: Abuse, neglect, and exploitation in an aging America: National Research Council (U.S.) Panel to Review Risk and Prevalence of Elder Abuse and Neglect.

National Academies Press; Washington, DC: Cited by:   Elder abuse in Latino communities is a common phenomenon that often goes unreported.

A study conducted by the University of Southern California (USC) found that 40 percent of the Latino immigrant older adults interviewed had experienced abuse, and 21 percent had suffered several forms of abuse.

Of the older adults that were abused, only percent reported the abuse to Adult. Publications. When Grandpa Gave Away the Farm: His Own Darn Fault, or a Case of Elder Abuse?, NIJ, AprilNCJ (4 pages).

HTML NCJRS Abstract. Forensic Markers of Physical Elder Abuse: Establishing a Medical Characterization and Identifying the Criminal Justice Approach to Investigation and Prosecution, NIJ-Sponsored, JanuaryNCJ Cyphers, G.C. Out of the shadows: Elder abuse and neglect.

Policy and Practice 57(3): 25– Dunn, P.F. The “Getting of Elder abuse on the agenda.” Paper read at Crime and Older People Conference, Australian Institute of Criminology, Adelaide, February. Google ScholarCited by: Suggested Readings Brown, A.

(), "A Service Provider Perspective of Native American Elder Abuse," A paper presented at the "National Conference on Understanding and Combating Elder Abuse in Minority Populations," June, at the Queen Marry, Long Beach, CA.

This chapter will provide psychological theory and research to assist in the understanding of elder abuse motivation. Elder abuse is the focus of increased international interest, amidst increased social concern and exponential growth of the overall aged population.

Theory and research in psychology relating to motivational factors of elder abuse are critical for reducing rates of. Elder abuse and neglect presentation 1.

Elder Abuse and Neglect 2. What is elder abuse. • an all-inclusive term representing all types of mistreatment or abusive behavior toward older adults (Wolf,p.7) • further defined as acts of commission (intentional behavior) and omission (failure to act) • self-neglect is the most common form of elder abuse and the most difficult to detect.

CULTURAL SENSITIVITY AND ELDER ABUSE: CONSIDERATIONS FOR SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE taxonomy of elder abuse which reflects current understanding of the problem.

Elder abuse can be perpetrated by the victim, a trusted other, a stranger, or an seek assistance or report abuse. For the minority elder, social, economic and. a| "Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations is an especially valuable and unique contribution to the field because most of the chapters are written by minority researchers and based upon studies within their own indigenous communities across the United States.

Major sections of the book deal with specific racial/ethnic populations: African American, Hispanic, Asian American, and. member. In the teachings of Confucius, filial piety (Xiào) dictates children’s obligatory roles and responsibilities of caregiving to aging a well-known Chinese proverb states, “Raising children is protective against older age and frailty” (Y ng-Er-Fáng-L o) (Lan, ; Mencius and Lau, ).In return, parents are expected to contribute to the harmony of family and society.

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Elder Abuse and Its Prevention discusses the prevalence and characteristics of elder abuse around the world, risk factors for abuse and potential adverse health outcomes, and contextually specific factors, such as culture and the role of the community.

African Americans and elder mistreatment: Targeting infor-mation for a high-risk population Understanding elder abuse in minority populations Black families in therapy Jan A social issue that is important to acknowledge is the abuse of older people.

For so many years, elder abuse has been a hidden yet growing problem in the United States. This problem is recognized as a tragedy that impacts older adults of all races, cultures, sexual orientations, social class and. Tatara (Ed.), Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations, Brunner/Mazel, Philadelphia, PA (), pp.

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Google Scholar Nanos (Febru )Cited by: 3. Product Description: Addresses key issues facing older people and our entire society. Topics include care pathway model, guidelines for health care professionals, understanding elder abuse in minority populations, moral and ethical implications of elder abuse, sexual violence against elderly women, helping victims, and more.

For public health personnel. ix, p. ; 23 cm. Elder Abuse. Elder abuse among this population is both a pervasive problem and a growing concern. Given that the vast majority (%) of older Americans are residing in domestic settings, it is not surprising that most (%) elder abuse reported to Adult Cited by:.

The model is intended to provide an understanding of elder abuse and neglect in African American families by considering the influence of contextual factors such as the legacy of slavery, social.Understanding Elder Abuse Fact Sheet Elder abuse is an intentional act or failure to act that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult.

An. older adult is someone age 60 or older. The abuse occurs at the hands of a caregiver or a person the elder trusts. The project included a terrific conference that brought together not only leading figures in elder abuse, but in ethnic aging as well, including Percil Stanford and Fernando Torres-Gil.

Toshi went on to edit the seminal Understanding Elder Abuse in Minority Populations. Later, he finessed funding for the first national incidence study on elder.