International scientific articles

This section suggests a selection of international publications on mistreatment of older adults that have been published since 2007. A scientific literature review is carried out every six months in order to regularly enhance this reference list.

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Aas, G. (2018). The Norwegian Police and Victims of Elder Abuse Close and Familial Relationships. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(1), 20-41.

Apeti, S., Ouedraogo, L. S., Mossi, K. E., Sawadogo, L., Kevi, K. S., Klouvi, K. A., Amouzou, Y. E-G., Kouevi-Koko, T. E., Tolo, N., Apeti, K. Z., Kodjo, K., Ehlan, E. K., Coume, M. & Balogou, K. A. (2018). Âgisme naissan en milieu urbain au Togo : à propos des opinions des decendants prenant en charge financièrement la santé de leur ascendants en consultation gériatrique externe à Lomé. La revue de Gériatrie, 43(4), 207-213.

Barber, S. J. & Tan, S. C. (2018). Ageism Affects the Future Time Perspective of Older Adults. Geropsych: The Journal of Gerontopsychology and Geriatric Psychiatry, 31(3), 115-126.

Belisário, M. S., Dias, F. A., Pegorari, M. S., Paiva, M. D., Ferreira, P. S., Corradini, F. A. & Tavares, D. S. (2018). Cross-Sectional Study on the Association Between Frailty and Violence Against Community-Dwelling Elderly People in Brazil. Sao Paulo Medical Journal, 136(1), 10-19.

Bobitt, J., Kuhne, J., Carter, J., Whittier Eliason, S. & Twomey, M. (2018). Builing the Adult Protective Services System of Tomorrow: The Role of the APS National Voluntary Consensus Guidelines. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(1), 93-101.

Bonnery, A-M. et Michot, P. (2018). Maltraitance : des mots aux maux. La revue de gériatrie, 43(5), 298-301.

Booker, J., Breaux, M., Abada, S., Xia, R. & Burntt, J. (2018). Assessment of Older Adults' Satisfaction with Adult Protective Services Investigation and Assistance. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(1), 64-74.

Burnes, D., Connolly, M. T., Hamilton, R. & Lachs, M. (2018).The Feasibility of Goal Attainment Scaling to Measure Case Resolution in Elder Abuse & Neglect Adult Protective Services Intervention. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 30(3), 209-222.

Carey, C., Hodges, J. & Webb, J., K. (2018). Changes in State Legislation and the Impact on Elder Financial Fraud and Exploitation. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(4), 309-319.

Caspi, E. (2018). The Circumstances Surrounding the Death of 105 Elders as a Result of Resident-to-Resident Incidents in Dementia in Long-Term Care Homes. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(4), 284-308.

Chang, M. (2018). Comparative Study on Subjective Experience of Elder Abuse Between Older Korean Immigrants in the United States and Older Koreans in Korea. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 0(0), 1-24.

Chokkanathan, S. (2018). Prevalence and Correlates of Elder Mistreatment in Singapore. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(4), 271-283.

Daly, J. M. (2018). Elder Abuse Prevention. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 44(7), 21 30.

Ellis, J. M., Ayala Quintanilla, B. P., Ward, L., Campbell, F., Hillel, S., Downing, C., … Ramirez, M. (2018). A systematic review protocol of educational programs for nursing staff on management of resident‐to‐resident elder mistreatment in residential aged care homes. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(8), 1975–1983.

Fang, B. & Yan, E. (2018). Abuse of Older Persons with Dementia: A Review of the Literature. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 19(2), 127-147.

Franco, A. (2018). Violence et âgisme. Prise de conscience en Dauphiné et situation en France. La revue de Gériatrie, 43(4), 221-227.

Gray, J. S., LaBore, K. B. & Carter, P. (2018). Protecting the Sacred Tree: Conceptualizing Spiritual Abuse Against Native American Elders. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Advance online publication.

Hoffman, S. (2018). The Perplexities of Age and Power. Elder Law Journal, 25(2), 327-375.

Jackson, S. L. (2018). A Systematic Review of Financial Exploitation Measures in Prevalence Studies. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 37(9), 1150–1188.

Kong, J. & Jeon, H. (2018). Functional Decline and Emotional Elder Abuse: A Population-Based Study of Older Korean Adults. Journal of Family Violence, 33(1), 17-26.

Kurkurina, E., Lange, B., Lama, S., Burk-Leaver, E., Yaffe, M. J. & Monin, J. k. (2018). Detection of Elder Abuse: Exploring the Potential Use of the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index by Law Enforcement in the Field. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(2), 103-126.

Lambert, P. (2018). La maltraitance à domicile : L'apport de la pratique avancée infirmière. La revue de gériatrie, 43(5), 306-308.

Lee, J., Burnett, J., Xia, R., Smith, S. & Dyer, C. (2018). Feasibility of Intervention in Elder Self-Neglecter: Setting the Stage for Future Research. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(3), 223-235.

LeGrand, P. (2018). The Potential Unconstitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Board and its Ramifications for the Elderly. Elder Law Journal, 25(2), 404-442.

Lioyd-Sherlock, P., Penhale, B. & Ayiga, N. (2018). Financial Abuse of Older People in Low and Middle-Income Countries: The Case of South Africa. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(3), 236-246.

McDonald, L. (2018). The Mistreatment of Older Canadians: Findings from the 2015 National Prevalence Study. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(3), 176-208.

Medetsky, H., Sunderaraman, P. & Cosentino, S. (2018). Investing: The Case for Recognition as an Independent Capacity. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(4), 320-331.

Moore, S. (2018). Through a glass darkly: exploring commissioning and contract monitoring and its role in detecting abuse in care and nursing homes for older people. Journal of Adult Protection, 20(2), 110 127.

Morgan, R. C., Teaster, P. B. & Thomas, R. W. (2018). A View from the Bridge: A Brief Look at the Progression of Cases of Elder Financial Exploitation Prosecutions. Elder Law Journal, 25(2), 271-325.

Moulias, R. (2018). Comprendre la maltraitance pour mieux la prévenir. La revue de gériatrie, 43(5), 289-293.

Orfila, F., Coma-Solé, M., Cabanas, M., Cegri-Lombardo, F., Moleras-Serra, A. & Pujol-Ribera, E. (2018). Family Caregiver Mistreatment of the Elderly: Prevalence of Risk and Associated Factors. BMC Public Health, 18(167), 1-14.

Park, J. I. (2018). Relationship Between Emotional Abuse and Depression Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Korea. Yonsei Medical Journal, 59(5), 693-697.

Platts-Mills, T. F., Dayaa, J. A., Reeve, B. B., Krajick, K., Mosqueda, L., Haukoos, J. S., Patel, M. D., Mulford, C. F., McLean, S. A., Sloane, P. D., Travers, D. & Zimmerman, S. (2018). Development of the Emergency Department Senior Abuse Identification (ED Senior AID) Tool. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 30(4), 247-270.

Pueblas, F. (2018). Maltraitance à domicile : Place du gestionnaire de cas MAIA.  La revue de gériatrie, 43(5), 302-305.

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