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Bonnie, Richard J.
Elder mistreatment : abuse, neglect, and exploitation in an aging America / Richard J. Bonnie and Robert B. Wallace, Editors.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0-309-08434-2 (hardback)
1. Aged—Abuse of—United States I. Wallace, Robert B. II. Title.
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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2003). Elder Mistreatment: Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation in an Aging America. Panel to Review Risk and Prevalence of Elder Abuse and Neglect. Richard J. Bonnie and Robert B. Wallace, Editors. Committee on National Statistics and Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.