self-neglect


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self-neglect

n
inadequate care of oneself; not looking after oneself properly
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self-neglect

[ˌselfnɪˈglekt] Nabandono m de sí mismo
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They discuss approaches to practice, including the person-centered and outcome-focused approach, an asset-based approach, the use of family group conferencing, mediation and restorative justice, and promoting self-determination, involvement, and engagement of adults; working with risk and using the law, including assessing and responding to risk, the Mental Capacity Act, using the law to support interventions, and managing difficult encounters with family members; and current issues, such as self-neglect and hoarding, domestic abuse, modern slavery and human trafficking, and financial scamming.
In Virginia, self-neglect is considered a form of adult abuse and is the most prevalent.
Alternatively it can take the form of self-neglect when a person stops taking care of their basic needs or personal risk when they deliberately put themselves in dangerous situations.
If you have a single loved one or relative, they will have to deal with the consequences of your self-neglect.
Depressed patients may depict self-neglect, unhealthy diet, poor lifestyle and even chances of self harm20.
There were no behavioral signs of social isolation, change in habits or interest, self-neglect, drug or alcohol abuse of the captain, first officer and cabin crew.
An end to her terrifying self-neglect, the steady crumbling of her basic humanity into filth and subsistence.
It was a shocking indication of the hidden thousands that exist out there, uncounted and uncared for - those whose self-neglect has led to irreparable damage being done to their own bodies.
Rather than virtue, it is the woman's imprudent life-choices and self-neglect which are the causes of her suffering.
We sometimes receive patients in what we call the 'mute state', which is the result of complete self-neglect.
A descriptive analysis of family functioning showed that the family members who called the hotline exhibited emotional/task overload (88%) and self-neglect (75%).
Val Hoyle, D-Eugene, the law has been changed so that "danger to self or others" is no longer the only standard that can be taken before people such as Sally kill themselves by their own self-neglect.