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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Cherry, K. E., Brigman, S., Lyon, B. A., Blanchard, B., Walker, E. J. & Smitherman, E. A. (2016). Self-Reported Ageism Across the Lifespan: Role of Aging Knowledge. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 83(4), 366-380.

Chesterman, J. (2016). Taking control : Putting older people at the centre of elder abuse response strategies. Australian Social Work, 69(1), 115-124.

Choo, W. Y., Hairi, N. N., Sooryanarayana, R., Yunus, R. M., Hairi, F. M., Ismail, N., Kandiben, S., Ali, Z. M., Ahmad, S. N., Razak, I. A., Othman, S., Tan, M. P., Mydin, F. H. M., Peramalah, D., Brownell, P. & Bulgiba, A. (2016). Elder Mistreatment in a Community Dwelling Population: The Malaysian Elder Mistreatment Project (MAESTRO) Cohort Study Protocol. BMJ Open, 6(5), e011057.

Chrisler, J. C., Barney, A. & Palatino, B. (2016). Ageism Can Be Hazardous to Women's Health: Ageism, Sexism, and Stereotypes of Older Women in the Healthcare System. Journal of Social Issues, 72(1), 86-104.

Clarke, L. H. & 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.

Conrad, K. J., Liu, P. J. & Iris, M. (2016). Examining the role of substance abuse in elder mistreatment results from mistreatment investigations. Journal of interpersonal violence.

Conrath, P. (2016). Psychologues en EHPAD. Le Journal des psychologues, 4(336), 20-20.

Cooper, C., Barber, J., Griffin, M., Rapaport, P. & Livingston, G. (2016). Effectiveness of START Psychological Intervention in Reducing Abuse by Dementia Family Carers: Randomized Controlled Trial. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(6), 881-887.

Cooper, C. & Livingston, G. (2016). Intervening to Reduce Elder Abuse: Challenges for Research. Age & Ageing, 45(2), 184-185.

Day, A., Boni, N., Evert, H. & Knight, T. (2016). An assessment of interventions that target risk factors for elder abuse. Social Care In The Community, 1-10.

De Donder, L., Lang, G., Ferreira-Alves, J., Penhale, B., Tamutiene, I. & Luoma, M. (2016). Risk Factors of Severity of Abuse Against Older Women in the Home Setting: A Multinational European Study. Journal of Women & Aging, 28(6), 540-554.

DeLiema, M., D., Homeier, C., Anglin, D., Li, D. & Wilber, K.H. (2016). The forensic lens: Bringing elder neglect into focus in the emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 68(3), 371-377.

DeLiema, M., Navarro, A., Moss, M. & Wilber, K. (2016). Prosecutors' Perspectives on Elder Justice Using an Elder Abuse Forensic Center. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 41(4), 780-795.

Donder, L. D., Lang, G., Ferreira-Alves, J., Penhale, B., Tamutiene, I. & Luoma, M-L. (2016). Risk factors of severity of abuse against older women in the home setting: A multinational European study. Journal of Women and Aging, 28(6), 540-554.

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.

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