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Domestic Violence Taken Less Seriously in Older Couples from Newswise, 5/1/11

Monday, May 02, 2011


The article reports, “Do social workers, police and others take domestic violence among older people less seriously than they do among younger couples? A recent survey suggests that they might. A sample of 242 college students in social work and criminal justice examined three similar scenarios for domestic abuse between couples.”

Read the full article at: http://www.newswise.com/articles/domestic-violence-taken-less-seriously-in-older-couples