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Running Head: ELDER ABUSE Abusing the Elderly: Consequences and its Victims ELDER ABUSE Abstract Elderly abuse happens in the United States every day and it is an unforgivable crime. The elderly cannot take proper care of themselves and need someone else to care for them with basic necessities such as shelter, water and food. Sometimes this is not the case and the elderly are neglected of these basic needs. That’s not all, they are physically hurt, bruised and even broken bones can...

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Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse Drug abuse is a problem that has been on the rise among our society today. Drug abuse can only hinder or restrain us from accomplishing goals or dreams in life. People sometimes feel they are too bright, too powerful, too much in control to become addictive. Addiction can trap anyone. The sooner people seek help for drug abuse , the better chance they have of gaining control of their life again. Today , the number one reason for drug abuse is peer pressure. Seven drugs people in...

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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse The National Center on Elder Abuse described elder abuse as being usually intentional and involving any form of mistreatment that can result in physical pain, injury, or psychological suffering. These behaviors include acts of violence such as striking, hitting, slapping, beating, bruising, or restraining. It also involves force-feeding, inappropriate administration of medication and depriving of essential needs such as medical care, food and water. Elder abuse also involves emotional...

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animal abuse

Animal Abuse When he was only ten weeks old Oogy the dog was tied to a stake and used as bait to train fighting dogs . A pitbul came and tore most of his ear off and crushed part of his jaw. Oogy was left to bleed nearly to death until the police came to rescue him, he was nursed back to health. The Levins met Oogy when they brought their 17-year-old cat in for his final visit. The puppy was delighted to recive kisses and love from the Levins and soon enough the Levins took Oogy home. Animal...

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Elderly Abuse

 Elderly Abuse Name California State University of Sacramento Lifespan stage and counseling-related problems. As part of being a human being, we are born and we grow old as time passes and then we die as life comes to an end. Part of human development is the stage of late adulthood. From the book “Human Behavior in the Social Environment,” by Jose B. Ashford and Craig Winston LeCroy, the years from age sixty until death are considered late adulthood. At this stage of life, there are...

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Animal Abuse

8 Date: 12-1-2013 Introduction to the issue | * Draft – Speech(English) Issue: Animal Abuse Draft – Speech(English) Issue: Animal Abuse Animal abuse is the infliction of suffering or harm upon non human animals for a specific gain, such as killing animals for food or for their fur. * Just like how a coin has 2 sides to be looked at, this issue has 2 sides to be viewed about as well * Animal abuse is inherently wrong for using them for human purposes but should be fine if the unnecessary...

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Animal Abuse

 Animal abuse Richard D. Acton Colorado Christian University . Animal abuse When Richard Acton was young he had a neighbor. The neighbor was on the small side. It always seemed as if he was getting bullied. He was so shy, he always stayed in his house. He was seldom seen in the yard playing or anything. And if he appeared in the yard, he would not stay out long. One day Richard asked his parents about him, and what they thought. They told Richard to sit down that...

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Animal Abuse

pounds, private and public zoos and advocates better conditions for all animals. Animal abuse is not just the result of a minor personality flaw in the abuser; it is a symptom of a deep mental disturbance. Research in psychology and criminology shows that people who commit acts of cruelty towards animals rarely stop there, many of them move on to their fellow human. Cruelty to animals, also called animal abuse or animal neglect, is the infliction of suffering or harm upon non-human animals, for purposes...

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Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

Running Head: Elder Abuse In Nursing Homes, The Effect on The Community and Preventive Measures to Decrease Elder Abuse. Elder Abuse In Nursing Homes, The Effect on The Community And Preventive Measures to Decrease Elder Abuse Abstract This paper serves to define and identify the various...

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Elder Abuse Case Study

Elder Abuse According to the National Research Council (2003) elder abuse is a deliberate action that cause injury or generate serious risk of harm to a vulnerable older adult by a caregiver or other person who is in charge of the elder. In the United States, 700,000 to 1.2 million of senior are exposed to abuse and there are 450,000 new cases yearly (Bond and Butler, 2013). In fact, elder abuse and neglect is a critical health care issue that must be brought to the attention of health care providers...

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