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.

Dong, X. (2016). Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes: How Do We Advance the Field of Elder Justice? Annals of Internal Medicine, 165(4), 288-289.

Dong, X. (2016). Sociodemographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics of Elder Self-Neglect in an US Chinese Aging Population. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 64, 82-89.

Dong, X., R. Chen, R. & Simon, M.A. (2016). Elder mistreatment in U.S. community-dwelling Chinese older women. Violence Against Women 22(9), 1097-1112.

Dong, X. & Simon, M. (2016). Prevalence of Elder Self-Neglect in a Chicago Chinese Population: The Role of Cognitive Physical and Mental Health. Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 16(9), 1051-1062.

Dong, X., Chen, R., Wu, B., Zhang, N. J., Mui, A. Y. & Chi, I. (2016). Association Between Elder Mistreatment and Suicidal Ideation Among Community-Dwelling Chinese Older Adults in the USA. Gerontology, 62(1), 71-80.

Donnio, I. (2016). Est-il possible de rompre avec les représentations négatives du vieillissement? Gérontologie et société, 38(150), 43-55.

Drury, L., Hutchison, P. & Abrams, D. (2016). Direct and Extended Intergenerational Contact and Young People's Attitudes Towards Older Adults. The British Journal of Social Psychology, 55(3), 522-543.

Du Mont, J., Kosa, D., Macdonald, S., Elliot, S. & Yaffe, M. (2016). Development of Skills-Based Competencies for Forensic Nurse Examiners Providing Elder Abuse Care. BMJ Open, 6(2), 1-8.

Durel, G., Wone, F., Maraval, F. & Meye, S. (2016). Responsabilité du médecin coordonnateur et problèmes juridiques. La Revue de Gériatrie, 41(6), 353-358.

Eslami, B., Viitasara, E., Macassa, G., Melchiorre, M. G., Lindert, J., Stankunas, M., Torres-Gonzalez, F., Barros, H., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E. & Soares, J. J. (2016). The Prevalence of Lifetime Abuse Among Older Adults in Seven European Countries. International Journal of Public Health, 61(8), 891-901.

Gendron, T. L., Welleford, E. A., Inker, J. & White, J. T. (2016). The Language of Ageism: Why We Need to Use Words Carefully. Gerontologist, 56(6), 997-1006.

Geurts, H. & Haelewyck, M.-C. (2016). Empowerment toi-même! : pratiques d'accompagnement visant à autonomiser les aînés victimes de maltraitance. Vie et vieillissement, 13(4), 45-51.

Ghadi, V., Terrien, N. & Antonini, F. (2016). La bientraitance une quête perpétuelle. Dans Poiroux, L., Casagrande, A. & al. (2016). Bientraitance et relation de soins. [1re partie]. Soins, (805), 32-35.

Gonzalez, J. M. R., Cannell, M. B., Jetelina, K. K., Radpour, S. & Reingle Gonzalez, J. M. (2016). Barriers in Detecting Elder Abuse Among Emergency Medical Technicians. BMC Emergency Medicine, 16(36), 1-8.

Grenier, F., Capriz, F., Lacroix-Hugues, V., Paysant, F., Prasier, C. & Franco, A. (2016). Evaluation of French version of the Vulnerability to Abuse Screen Scale (VASS), a elder abuse screening tool. Gériatrie et Psychologie Neuropsychiatrie Du Vieillissement, 14(2), 142-150.

Hamby, S. P., Smith, A.B., Mitchell, K. & Turner, H. (2016). Poly-victimization and resilience portfolios: Trends in violence research that can enhance the understanding and prevention of elder abuse. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 1-18.

Hansen, M. C., Flores, D. V., Coverdale. J. & Burnett, J. (2016). Correlates of depression in self-neglecting older adults : A cross-sectional study examining the role of alcohol abuse and pain in increasing vulnerability. Journal of elder Abuse & Neglect, 28(1), 41-56.

Hirst, S. P., Penney, T., McNeill, S., Boscart, V. M., Podnieks, E. & Sinha, S. K. (2016). Best-Practice Guideline on the Prevention of Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults. La Revue Canadienne du Vieillissement, 35(2), 242-260.

Hurd Clarke, L. & Korotchenko, A. (2016). ‘I Know It Exists … but I Haven't Experienced It Personally’: Older Canadian Men's Perceptions of Ageism as a Distant Social Problem. Ageing & Society, 36(8), 1757-1773.

Hyun-Jun, K., Acey, K., Guess, A., Jen, S. & Fredriksen-Goldsen, K. I. (2016). A Collaboration for Health and Wellness: GRIOT Circle and Caring and Aging with Pride. Generations, 40(2), 49-55.

Jackson, S. L. (2016). A Systematic Review of Financial Exploitation Measures in Prevalence Studies. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 37(9), 1150-1188.

Jackson, S. L. (2016). All Elder Abuse Perpetrators Are Not Alike: The Heterogeneity of Elder Abuse Perpetrators and Implications for Intervention. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60(3), 265-285.

Jackson, S. L. (2016). The Shifting Conceptualization of Elder Abuse in the United States: from Social Services, to Criminal Justice, and Beyond. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(1), 1-8.

Jackson, S. L. & Hafemeister, T.L. (2016). Theory-based models enhancing the understanding of four types of elder maltreatment. International Review of Victimology, 22(3), 289-320.

Jervis, L. L., Hamby, S., Beach, S. R., Williams, M. L., Maholmes, V. & Castille, D. M. (2016). Elder Mistreatment in Underserved Populations: Opportunities and Challenges to Developing a Contemporary Program of Research. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 28(4-5), 301-319.

Kabelenga, I. (2016). Negative Consequences of Physical Abuse of Elder People on the Perpetrators - Empirical Evidence from Zambia. Journal of Community Positive Practices, 16(1), 78-91.

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R. & Rhoades, H. (2016). Elder Abuse in Australia. Family Matters, (98), 64-73.

Khanlary, Z., Maarefvand, M., Biglarian, A. & Heravi-Karimooi, M. (2016). The Effect of a Family-Based Intervention with a Cognitive-Behavioral Approach on Elder Abuse. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 28(2), 114-126.

Knight, L. & Hester, M. (2016). Domestic Violence and Mental Health in Older Adults. International Review of Psychiatry, 28(5), 464-474.

Knight, B. G., Seungyoun, K., Rastegar, S., Jones, S. Jump, V., Wong, S. & al. (2016). Influences on the perception of elder financial abuse among older adults in Southern California. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(1), 163-169.

Lachs, M. S., Teresi, J. A., Ramirez, M., van Haitsma, K., Silver, S., Eimicke, J. P., Boratgis, G., Sukha, G., Kong, J., Besas, A. M., Luna, M. R. & Pillemer, K. A. (2016). The Prevalence of Resident-to-Resident Elder Mistreatment in Nursing Homes. Annals of Internal Medicine, 165(4), 229-236.

Lee, J. M., Burnett, J. P. & Dyer, C. M. (2016). Frailty in Self-Neglecting Older Adults: A Secondary Analysis. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 28(3), 152-162.

Levine, M. (2016). Sex and the Nursing Home. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86(3), 355-359.

Levy, S. R. & Macdonald, J. L. (2016). Progress on Understanding Ageism. Journal of Social Issues, 72(1), 5-25.

Lichtenberg, P. A., Ficker, L. J. & Rahman-Filipiak, A. (2016). Financial decision-making abilities and financial exploitation in older African Americans : Preliminary validity evidence for the Lichtenberg Financial Decision Rating Scale (LFDRS). Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 28(1), 14-33.

In situation of emergency

If you witness or are victim of a mistreatment situation and wish to obtain information or help, please contact the Elder Abuse Help Line (for Quebec residents).

1 888 489-ABUS (2287)

Our partners

 LogoQc sansfond

Contact details

Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults
Research Centre on Aging – CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS
1036, Belvédère Sud
Sherbrooke (Québec)
J1H 4C4

Telephone : 1 819 780-2220, extension 45621

Contact form