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Abuse in Later Life: Power and Control Dynamics and a Victim-Centered Response

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Published Date
January, 2007

Heath care professionals, such as nurses and mental health service providers, are in a unique position to identify and address the needs of older victims of abuse. This article focuses on three main topics: the dynamics of abuse in later life, a victim-centered response, and working collaboratively with other disciplines to offer a comprehensive response to these complex cases.