Using three case studies as examples, Mighdoll illustrates the emotional problems encountered by victims after their abusers are removed from the situation. Often the victim has become so dependent on the abuser that independent living is no longer possible and relocation is necessary. The team efforts of the task force in Palm Beach County to work with these problems are described in detail.
"Prosecuting Crimes Against the Elderly While Addressing the Victim's Loss of Autonomy,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
1, Article 11.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol5/iss1/11