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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Bentrott, M. & Margrett, J. (2017). Adopting a Multilevel Approach to Protecting Residents' Rights to Sexuality in the Long-Term Care Environment: Policies, Staff Training, and Response Strategies. Sexuality Research and Social Policy: Journal of NSRC, 14(4), 359-369.


Bernal, R. (2017). Do I Really Have To?: An Examination of Mandatory Reporting Statutes and the Civil and Criminal Penalties Imposed for Failure to Report Elder Abuse. Elder Law Journal, 25(1), 133-160.


Blumenfeld Arens, O., Fierz, K. & Zúñiga, F. (2017). Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes: Do Special Care Units Make a Difference? A Secondary Data Analysis of the Swiss Nursing Homes Human Resources Project. Gerontology, 63(2), 169-179.


Burnes, D. (2017). Community Elder Mistreatment Intervention with Capable Older Adults: Toward a Conceptual Practice Model. Gerontologist, 57(3), 409-416.


Burnes, D., Henderson Jr, C. R., Sheppard, C., Zhao, R., Pillemer, K. & Lachs, M. S. (2017). Prevalence of Financial Fraud and Scams Among Older Adults in the United States: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Public Health, 107(8), e13-e21.


Burnes, D., Pillemer, K. & Lachs, M. S. (2017). Elder Abuse Severity: A Critical but Understudied Dimension of Victimization for Clinicians and Researchers. Gerontologist, 57(4), 745-756.


Burnes, D. & Lachs, M. S. (2017). The Case for Individualized Goal Attainment Scaling Measurement in Elder Abuse Interventions. Journal of Applied Gerontology: The Official Journal of the Southern Gerontological Society, 36(1), 116-122.


Caron-Déglise, A. (2017). Perspectives et retours d'expériences. La responsabilité de protéger à partir des droits de l'Homme. Gérontologie et sociétés, 39(154), 31-40.


Caspi, E. (2017). A federal survey deficiency citation is needed for resident-to-resident aggression in U.S. nursing homes. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 29(4), 193 212.


Castel-Tallet, M. A., Coquelet, A. et Gzil, F. (2017). Protection juridique des personnes atteintes de la maladie d'Alzheimer. Gérontologie et sociétés, 39(154), 77-91.


Chokkanathan, S. (2017). Stressors Social Support and Elder Mistreatment. Aging & Mental Health, 21(2), 125-132.


Conrad, K. J., Iris, M. & Liu, P-J. (2017). Elder Abuse Decision Support System: Field test outcomes, abuse measure validation, and lessons learned. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 29(2/3), 134-156.


Corcoran, A. (2017). The Primary Purpose for Admitting Hearsay Over Confrontation Challanges in Elder Abuse Cases: A Framework for Bringing Unavailability Concerns into the Light in a Post-Crawford World. Elder Law Journal, 25(1), 161-195.


Daadouch, C. (2017). Maltraitance au sein des établissements sociaux et médico-sociaux et levée de secret: derniers développements. Journal du droit des jeunes, 6(366-377), 39-44.


Dantas, R. B., Oliveira, G. L. & Silveira, A. M. (2017). Psychometric Properties of the Vulnerability to Abuse Screening Scale for Screening Abuse of Older Adults. Revista De Saude Publica, 51(31), 1-11.


Day, A., Boni, N., Evert, H., & Knight, T. (2017). An assessment of interventions that target risk factors for elder abuse. Health & Social Care in the Community, 25(5), 1532–1541.


Dong, X. (2017). Associations Between the Differential Definitions of Elder Mistreatment and Suicidal Ideation Outcomes in U.S. Chinese Older Adults: Do the Definitions Matter? The Journals of Gerontology, 72(1), S82-S89.


Dong, X. (2017). The Association Between Physical Function and Elder Mistreatment Among Community-Dwelling Chinese Older Adults in the Greater Chicago Area. The Journals of Gerontology, 72(1), S90-S94.


Dong, X., Li, G. & Simon, M. A. (2017). The Association Between Childhood Abuse and Elder Abuse Among Chinese Adult Children in the United States. The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 72(1), S69-S75.


Dong, X. & Wang, B. (2017). Incidence of Elder Abuse in a U.S. Chinese Population: Findings from the Longitudinal Cohort PINE Study. The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 72(1), S95-S101.


Drury, L., Abrams, D., Swift, H. J., Lamont, R. A. & Gerocova, K. (2017). Can Caring Create Prejudice? An Investigation of Positive and Negative Intergenerational Contact in Care Settings and the Generalisation of Blatant and Subtle Age Prejudice to Other Older People. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 27(1), 65-82.


Ejaz, F.K., Rose, M. & Anetzberger, G. (2017). Development and implementation of online training modules on abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 29(2-3), 73-101.


Éloi, M. et Martin, P. (2017). La personne au centre de la prise en charge en EHPAD: entre règles, pratiques et représentations. Revue française des affaires sociales, 1, 21-40.


Eyraud, B. (2017). Maladie d'Alzheimer: la difficile spécification des droits fondamentaux. Gérontologie et sociétés, 39(154), 61-75.


Fearing, G., Sheppard, C. L., McDonald, L., Beaulieu, M. & Hitzig, S. L. (2017). A systematic review on community-based interventions for elder abuse and neglect. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 29(2-3). 102-133.


Fileborn, B. (2017). Sexual Assault and Justice for Older Women: A Critical Review of the Literature. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 18(5), 496-507.


Fraga, S., Soares, J., Melchiorre, M., Barros, H., Eslami, B., Ioannidi-Kapolou, E., Lindert, J., Macassa, G., Stankunas, M., Torres-Gonzales, F. & Viitasara, E. (2017). Lifetime Abuse and Quality of Life Among Older People. Health & Social Work, 42(4), 215-222.


Friedman, L. S., Avila, S., Liu, E., Dixon, K., Patch, O., Partida, R., Zielke, H., Giloth, B., Friedman, D., Moorman, L. & Meltzer, W. (2017). Using Clinical Signs of Neglect to Identify Elder Neglect Cases. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 29(4), 270-287.


Friedman, L. S., Avila, S., Rizvi, T., Partida, R. & Friedman, D. (2017). Physical Abuse of Elderly Adults: Victim Characteristics and Determinants of Revictimization. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65(7), 1420-1426.


Gallione, C., Dal Molin, A., Cristina, F. B., Ferns, H., Mattioli, M. & Suardi, B. (2017). Screening Tools for Identification of Elder Abuse: A Systematic Review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(15-16), 2154-2176.


Garma, C. T. (2017). Influence of Health Personnel's Attitudes and Knowledge in the Detection and Reporting of Elder Abuse: An Exploratory Systematic Review. Psychosocial Intervention, 26(2), 73-91.


Goodridge, D., Heal-Salahub, J., PausJenssen, E., James, G. & Lidington, J. (2017). Peer bullying in seniors' subsidised apartment communities in Saskatoon, Canada: participatory research. Health & Social Care In The Community, 25(4), 1439-1447.


Gzil, F. (2017). Maladie d'Alzheimer et droits de l'Homme. Gérontologie et sociétés, 39(154), 9-17.


Hackenberg, E. M., Sallinen, V., Koljonen, V. & Handolin, L. (2017). Severe Intimate Partner Violence Affecting Both Young and Elderly Patients of Both Sexes. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery: Official Publication of the European Trauma Society, 43(3), 319-327.


Halphen, J. M. & Dyer, C. B. (2017). Elder Abuse and Neglect. In Catic, Angela Georgia (Ed). Ethical Considerations and Challenges in Geriatrics (pages 167). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.


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