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.

Please note that in order to view most of these articles, you must access the magazine's website and pay a fee. Where possible, there's a link to the PDF of the article (through the Download button) which allows you to view it at no cost. If you are part of an educational institution or that your organization offers a library service (e.g. some CISSSs), they may have already subscribed to these journals and they allow free access from a computer workstation in the facility.

Ramnarace, C. (2009). Tempting targets. AARP Bulletin, 50(6), 14-16.


Reid, D., Penhale, B., Manthorpe, J., Perkins, N., Pinkney, L. & Hussein, S. (2009). Form and function: Views from members of adult protection committees in England and Wales. Journal of Adult Protection, 11(4), 20-29.


Salamone, A., Dougherty, D. & Evans, G. (2009). Addressing fragmentation through an elder abuse network: The New York City experience. Care Management Journals, 10(2), 59-63.


Schecter, M. & Dougherty, D. (2009). Combating elder abuse through a lawyer/social worker collaborative team approach: JASA Legal/Social work elder abuse prevention program (LEAP). Care Management Journals, 10(2), 71-76.


Seal, C.A. (2009). Financial exploitation of seniors. Victimization of the elderly and disabled, 12(1), 1-12.


Shearlock, L. & Cambridge, P. (2009). Working effectively with the police in safeguarding vulnerable adults: Sharing experience from Somerset. Journal of Adult Protection, 11(4), 6-19.


Shim, W.S. & Nelson-Becker, H. (2009). Korean Older Intimate Partner Violence Survivors in North America: Cultural Considerations and Practice Recommendations. Journal of Women & Aging, 21(3), 213-228.


Shinan-Altman, S. & Cohen, M. (2009). Nursing aides’ attitudes to elder abuse in nursing homes: The effect of work stressors and burnout. The Gerontologist, 49(5), 674-684.


Straka, S. M. (2009). How social workers in community health care understand and respond to concerns of intimate partner abuse in the lives of older women. McGill University, Canada, 194 pages.


Teaster, P. B., Stansbury, K. L., Nerenberg, L. & Stanis, P. (2009). An adult protective services' view of collaboration with mental health services. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 21(4), 289-306.


Teaster, P. B. & Wangmo, T. (2009). Book review of elder abuse detection and intervention: A collaborative approach. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 21(1), 83-85.


2008


Aaron, R. (2008). Bankruptcy to thwart responsibility for financial abuse of the elderly. Marquette Elder’s Advisor, 9(2), 299-318.


Alves, L.M. & Wilson, S.R. (2008). The effects of loneliness on telemarketing fraud vulnerability among older adults. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 20(1), 63-85.


Bizzini, L. & Rapin, C.-H. (2007). L'âgisme. Une forme de discrimination qui porte préjudice aux personnes âgées et prépare le terrain de la négligence et de la violence. Gérontologie et Société, 123(4), 263-278.


Brook, G. (2008). Elder Abuse and Neglect: Past Endeavours as a Springboard for the Future. Aotearoa New Zealand Social Work Review, 20(3), 44-51.


Burgess, A. W., Ramsey-Klawsnik, H., & Gregorian, S. B. (2008). Comparing Routes of Reporting in Elder Sexual Abuse Cases. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 20(4), 336 352.


Christiansen, M.A. (2008). Unconscionable : financial exploitation of elderly persons with dementia. Marquette Elder’s Advisor, 9(2), 383-416.


Connel-Carrick, K. & Scannapieco, M. (2008). Adult protective services: State of the workforce and worker development. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 29(2), 189-206.


Connolly, M.-T. (2008). Elder self-neglect and the justice system : An essay from an interdisciplinary perspective. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 56(S2), 244-252.


Cooper, C., Selwood, A. & Livingston, G. (2008). The prevalence of elder abuse and neglect: A systematic review. Age and Ageing, 37(2), 151-160.


Cox, B. E. (2008). Combating elder abuse: the role of guardians for older people in residential care. Journal of Adult Protection, 10(2), 33 38.


Cox, K. (2008). The application of crime science to the prevention of elder abuse. British Journal of Nursing, 17(13), 850-854.


Daloz, L. (2007). Représentations des soignants négligeants/maltraitants : étude préliminaire sur 21 sujets épuisés en gériatrie. Revue de Gériatrie, 32(9), 653-662.


Dong, W. & Gorbien, M. (2007). Elder abuse and neglect in an urban Chinese population. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 19(3/4), 79-96.


Dong, X. & Simon, M. A. (2008). Is greater social support a protective factor against elder mistreatment? Gerontology, 54(6), 381-388.


Ferrario, C.G., Freeman, F.J., Nellett, G. & Scheel, J. (2008). Changing nursing students’ attitudes about aging: an argument for the successful aging paradigm. Educational Gerontology, 34, 51-66.


Ferreira, M. & Lindgren, P. (2008). Elder abuse and neglect in South Africa: A case of marginalization, disrespect, exploitation and violence. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 20(2), 91-107.


Fischer, H. R., Houchen, B. J. & Ferguson-Ramos, L. (2008). Professional boundaries violations: Case studies from a regulatory perspective. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 32(4), 317-323.


Fulmer, T. (2008). Screening for Mistreatment of Older Adults. American Journal of Nursing, 108(12), 52-59.


Gernet, I. & Chekroun, F. (2008). Travail et genèse de la violence : À propos des soins aux personnes âgées. Travailler, 2(20), 41-59.


Gupta, R. & Chaudhuri, A. (2008). Elder abuse in a cross-cultural context: assessment, policy and practice. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 22(3/4), 373-393.


Harkness, D.S. (2008). When over-the-limit is over the top: addressing the adverse impact of unconscionable consumer-credit practices on the elderly. Elder Law Journal, 16(1), 1-31.


Henwood, M. (2008). Multi-agency working and adult protection. Community Care, (1706), 32-33.


Jett, K. (2008) Frailty, vulnerability and elder mistreatment. In Ebersole, P., Hess, P., Touhy, T. A., Jett, K. & Luggen A. S. Toward Healthy Aging, Human Needs & Nursing Response. Seventh edition, St-Louis: Mosby/Elsevier, pp. 449-459.


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