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Institutional Abuse
Perspectives Across the Life Course





ISBN 9780415187022
Published June 2, 2002 by Routledge
256 Pages

 
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Institutional Abuse brings together a number of different research studies and accounts of institutional abuse from leading academics and researchers.
Public enquiries and court cases concerning institutional abuse in a range of settings have generated considerable media interest and have highlighted the need for preventative strategies and appropriate responses. Four areas of abuse are covered:
*the abuse of children
*the abuse of adults with mental health problems
*the abuse of adults with learning difficulties
*the abuse of older people.
Each section includes a chapter which reports on users' experiences of abuse and their views as to how institutional abuse can be prevented and survivors' needs met.