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Chapter 8 - Physical Abuse and Elder Homicide

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 July 2020

Kim A. Collins
Affiliation:
LifePoint Inc, South Carolina
Roger W. Byard
Affiliation:
University of Adelaide
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Summary

Elder abuse is a human rights violation and major public health problem that requires urgent action [1,2]. Despite early reports concerning elder maltreatment, advancement in understanding of these ubiquitous public health and human rights issues remains limited [3–5].

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