self-neglect


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self-neglect

Psychology The relative lack of self-care, especially common in the elderly, who live alone and cannot provide for themselves and/or maintain physical and/or mental health
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There's a link between self-neglect, depression, de-socialisation, and loss of intellectual and emotional capabilities in women in prison.
For example, in 2006, Wisconsin created an Individual-at-Risk Restraining Order that can be sought by any interested person to restrain another person from having certain forms of contact with "any person age 60 or older who has experienced, is currently experiencing, or is at risk of experiencing abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation.
The four men and six women returned a verdict of death due to natural causes, aggravated by self-neglect.
The inquest jury returned a verdict of death due to natural causes, aggravated by self-neglect.
This is, after all, the second time she has been hospitalized due to what appears to be either self-neglect or mistreatment by her husband.
Recurrence is a normal stage in the process of many diseases and is common in abuse/neglect, particularly in self-neglect cases.
Admittedly since having a child I care less about how I look although that's more a question of priorities changing rather than self-neglect.
Government policy nationally and internationally (1-4) recognises that the risks of elder abuse and self-neglect are increasingly complex and growing problems in society.
One way or another, we have become aware of their risky behaviors, self-neglect, carelessness, and negative mood states.
Hair stylists are in a great position to notice when their older clients are starling to suffer from depression, dementia, or self-neglect," maintains Keith Anderson, assistant professor of social work.
Hair stylists are in a great position to notice when their older clients are starting to suffer from depression, dementia, or self-neglect.
self-neglect, cases involving self-neglect account for a significant