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Sexual abuse of elderly people: would we rather not know the details?

Katharine Jeary (University of Nottingham)

The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN: 1466-8203

Article publication date: 1 September 2004

Abstract

This article considers the wide‐ranging situations and circumstances in which sexual abuse of elderly people occurs and suggests that the complexities inherent in the issue mean that policy‐makers and practitioners face real challenges in minimising future instances of victimisation.

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Jeary, K. (2004), "Sexual abuse of elderly people: would we rather not know the details?", The Journal of Adult Protection, Vol. 6 No. 2, pp. 21-30. https://doi.org/10.1108/14668203200400011

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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