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Aim & Scope
The Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect is the peer-reviewed quarterly journal that explores the advances in research, policy and practice, and clinical and ethical issues surrounding the abuse and neglect of older people. This unique forum provides state-of-the-art research and practice that is both international and multidisciplinary in scope. The journal’s broad, comprehensive 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. Readers get tools and techniques needed for better detecting and responding to actual or potential elder abuse and neglect.
The editorial board and contributors in the Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect consist of leading experts from various professional fields around the globe. Articles from these well-known and respected contributors provide high-quality, well-rounded coverage of vital issues from various professional perspectives. Recurring features provide extensive, vital information on clinical practice, policy, education and training, literature and book reviews, international issues, and information on specific disciplines important in the field.
The Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect provides 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
- and more
The Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect provides crucial information for professionals in social work, nursing, medicine, law, gerontology, adult protective services, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, domestic violence, counseling, ethics, public policy, aging network, research, practitioner, educator, student, and policymakers.
Peer Review Policy: All articles have undergone anonymous double-blind review by one to three referees.
Publication office: Taylor & Francis, Inc., 325 Chestnut Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19106.