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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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.

Hanrahan, E. A., Huntoon Lindeman, M. I. & Finkelstein, L. M. (2017). Discounting Seniors: Implications of Age Stereotypes at Work. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 3(4), 370-377.

Ho, C. H., Wong, S. Y., Chiu, M. M. & Ho, R. M. (2017). Global Prevalence of Elder Abuse: A Meta-Analysis and Meta-Regression. East Asian Archives of Psychiatry, 27(2), 43-55.

Hullick, C., Carpenter, C. R., Critchlow, R., Burkett, E., Arendts, G., Nagaraj, G. & Rosen, T. (2017). Abuse of the Older Person: Is This The Case You Missed Last Shift? Emergency Medicine Australasia, 29(2), 223-228.

Hussain, R., Kendig, H., O'Loughlin, K. & Cannon, L. (2017). Perceptions of Health‐Care Professionals’ Treatment of Older People. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 36(2), 102-106.

Jackson, S. L. (2017). Adult Protective Services and Victim Services: A Review of the Literature to Increase Understanding Between These Two Fields. Aggression & Violent Behavior, 34, 214-227.

Jervis, L., Sconzert-Hall, W. & The Shielding American Indian Elders Project Team. (2017). The conceptualization of mistreatment by older American Indians. Journal of Elder Abuse And Neglect, 29(1), 43-58.

Kamavarapu, Y. S., Ferriter, M., Morton, S. & Völlm, B. (2017). Institutional Abuse - Characteristics of Victims, Perpetrators and Organisations: A Systematic Review. European Psychiatry, 40, 45-54.

Kay, T. (2017). Human Resource Requirements for Meeting the Needs of Ageing Societies. Asia-Pacific Population Journal, 32(1), 51-73.

Labrum, T. (2017). Factors Related to Abuse of Older Persons by Relatives with Psychiatric Disorders. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 68, 126-134.

Lalitha, K. & Aswartha Reddy, A. (2017). Level of Disability, Social Supports and Depression as Correlates to Elder Abuse Among Older Men and Women. Journal of Psychosocial Research, 12(1), 107-115.

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