How to Create Detection of Elder Abuse - Treatment Barriers for Substance Abuse in the Elderly

How To Create Detection Of Elder Abuse          In order to create a detection method of elder abuse, it is first important to understand the causes of elder abuse. According to several theories that are there, elder abuse happens because of family violence and this tendency is passed on from one generation to the next.

        Other theories talk about psychological problems like alcoholism, emotional problems or drug addiction among the caregivers; a caregiver can also get abusive due to stress, economic problems and not have a proper support structure.More...

 

Statistics Of Elderly Abuse

Statistics Of Elderly Abuse

Elderly abuse is a kind of abuse that can be sexual, or through neglect towards the elder. It causes harm to the person and also puts them at further health risks. The different types of abuse include physical, sexual, emotional, neglect, causing distress and misusing the property or the money of the elderly person. These types of elderly abuse can happen within a persons own family and in nursing homes or hospitals. More...

 

Medication Abuse In The Elderly

Medication Abuse In The Elderly

Most of the severe medications that are required to cure chronic illnesses and other conditions are usually sold on prescription only. For example, antibiotics are not sold off the shelf because they can cause other health problems. However, as a person gets older, they need several medications everyday to help with different health conditions. More...

 

 

Sexual Abuse Of The Elderly

Sexual Abuse Of The Elderly

Elderly people are usually categorized to be in the age group of 65 and above. Some people are fairly in a good health and good state of mind and others need constant support and care. Sexual abuse is very prevalent among such age group of people and often goes unidentified because of their illness. More...

 

 

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