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.

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McDonald, L. (2008). Editorial. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 22(3/4), ii-x.

Nahmiash, D. & Schwartz, R. (2008). A community response to financial abuse of older adults. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 22(3/4), 265-290.

Nerenberg, L. (2008). Elder abuse prevention: emerging trends and promising strategies. Springer Publishing Company, New York, 300 p.

O’Dwyer, C. & O’Neill, D. (2008). Developing strategies for the prevention, detection and management of elder abuse: The Irish experience. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 20(2), 169-180.

Paveza, G., Vabdle Weerd, C. & Laumann, E. (2008). Elder self-neglect : A discussion of a social typology. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56, S271-S275.

Peisah, C., Brodaty, H. & Bridger, M. (2008). Abuse by marriage: the exploitation of mentally ill older people. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 23(9), 883-888.

Penhale, B. (2008). Elder abuse in the United Kingdom. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 20(2), 151-168.

Persson, D. & Castro, C. (2008). Mediation in long-term care facilities: a pilot project. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 9(5), 332 336.

Phelan, E.A., Genshaft, S., Williams, B., Logerfo, J.P. & Wagner, E. H. (2008). A comparaison of how generalists and fellowship-trained geriatricians provide geriatric care. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 56(10), 1807-1811.

Phillips, L.R. (2008). Abuse of aging caregivers: test of a nursing intervention. Advances in Nursing Science, 31(2), 164-181.

Pinkney, L., Penhale, B., Manthorpe, J., Perkins, N., Reid, D. & Hussein, S. (2008). Voices from the frontline: Social work practitioners' perceptions of multi-agency working in adult protection in England and Wales. Journal of Adult Protection, 10(4), 12-24.

Podnieks, E. (2008). Elder abuse: The Canadian experience. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 20(2), 126-150.

Radensky, L. & Parikh, D. (2008). Developing a « Train the Trainer » program to identify elder abuse and neglect: The Jewish home lifecare system model. Home Health Care Management & Practice, 20(3), 254-259.

Ramsey-Klawsnik, H., Teaster, P. B., Mendiondo, M. S., Marcum, J. L. & Abner, E. L. (2008). Sexual predators who target elders: Findings from the first national study of sexual abuse in care facilities. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 20(4), 353-376.

Robinson, K. M. & Tappen, R. M. (2008). Policy recommendations on the prevention of violence in long-term care facilities. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 34(3), 10 14.

Rosen, T., Lachs, M. S., Bharucha, A. J., Stevens, S. M., Teresi, J. A., Nebres, F., & Pillemer, K. (2008). Resident-to-resident aggression in long-term care facilities: insights from focus groups of nursing home residents and staff. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56(8), 1398 1408.

Rosen, T., Pillemer, C. & Lachs, M. (2008). Resident-to-resident aggression in long-term care facilities: An understudied problem. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 13(2),  77–87.

Stiegel, L.A. & Klem, E. V. (2008). Power of attorney abuse: what states can do about it: a comparison of current state laws with the new Uniform Power of Attorney Act. AARP, Public Policy Institute, Washington, DC, 89p.

Thayer, C. (2008). AARP Bulletin survey on identity theft: executive summary. AARP, Knowledge Management, Washington DC, 5p.

Vierthaler, K. (2008). Best practices for working with rape crisis centers to address elder sexual abuse. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 20(4), 306-322.

Wiglesworth, A., Kemp, B., & Mosqueda, L. (2008). Combating elder and dependent adult mistreatment: The role of the clinical psychologist. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 20(3), 207-230.


Acierno, R., Lawyer, S.R., Rheingold, A., Kilpatrick, D.G., Resnick, H. & Saunders, B. (2007). Current Psychopathology in Previously Assaulted Older Adults. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22(2), 1-10.

Brandl, B., Dyer, C. B., Heisler, C. J., Otto, J., Stiegel, L. A. & Thomas, R. (2007). Elder abuse detection and intervention: A collaborative approach. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Bullock, K. (2007). The vulnerability for elder abuse among a sample of custodial grandfathers: An exploratory study. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 19(3-4), 133-150.

Cohen, M., Levin, S. H., Gagin, R. & Friedman, G. (2007). Elder abuse: Disparities between older people's disclosure of abuse, evident signs of abuse, and high risk of abuse. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 55(8), 1224–1230.

Cottle, N.R. & Glover, R.J. (2007). Combating ageism : change in student knowledge and attitudes regarding aging. Educational Gerontology, 33, 501-512.

Daly, J. M., Jogerst, G. J. & Schmuch, G. A. (2007). APS participatory network case study review. Social Work in Health Care, 46(1), 21-36.

Desmarais, S. L. & Reeves, K. A. (2007). Gray, black, and blue: The state of research and intervention for intimate partner abuse among elders. Journal of Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 25(3), 377-391.

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

Edwards, M. (2007). Protecting the vulnerable. AARP Bulletin, 48(7), 18-19.

Erlingsson, C. L. (2007). Searching for Elder Abuse: A Systematic Review of Database Citations.  Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 19, 59-78.

Giordano, A. & Badmington, J. (2007). Linking education and practice: working together to protect vulnerable adults in Cardiff. Journal of Adult Protection, 9(3), 31-37.

Kaye, L. W., Kay, D. & Crittenden, J. A. (2007). Intervention with abused older males. Conceptual and clinical perspectives. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 19(1-2), 153-172.

Keskinoglu, P. & Ucku, R. (2007). Elder abuse and neglect in two different socioeconomic districts in Izmir, Turkey. International Psychogeriatrics, 19(4), 719-731.

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