Author | Stephen L. Read, MD

Articles

The Four Categories of Elder Abuse: Evaluation Approaches

January 11, 2016

This article reviews the different categories of elder abuse, emphasizing the role and requirements for psychiatrists, with a focus on financial elder abuse.

Elder Abuse

September 01, 2008

Elder abuse is a concern for all practitioners who care for elderly patients or their family members. An elderly person’s fears of aging and dependence may be heightened by stories and news accounts of abuse.