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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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.

Lichtenberg, P. A. (2016). Financial Exploitation, Financial Capacity, and Alzheimer's Disease. The American Psychologist, 71(4), 312-320.

Lien, C., Rosen, T., Bloemen, E. M., Abrams, R. C., Pavlou, M. & Lachs, M. S. (2016). Narratives of Self-Neglect: Patterns of Traumatic Personal Experiences and Maladaptive Behaviors in Cognitively Intact Older Adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64(11), e195-e200.

Magalhães, M. J., Rodríguez Castro, Y., Ruido, P. A. & Braga Lopez, R. D. (2016). Elderly Victims of Gender Violence in Portugal: Invisible and Not Heard? Health Care for Women International, 37(12), 1304-1319.

Marier, P. & Revelli, M. (2017). Compassionate Canadians and Conflictual Americans? Portrayals of Ageism in Liberal and Conservative Media. Ageing & Society, 37(8), 1632-1653.

Melchiorre, MG., Di Rosa, M., Lamura, G., Torres-Gonzales, F., Lindert, J., Stankunas, M., &… Soares, J.J.F. (2016). Abuse of Older Men in Seven European Countries: A Multilevel Approach in the Framework of an Ecological Model. PLoS ONE, 11(1).

Méric, A. (2016). Lorsque l'institution supposée combattre les maltraitances devient maltraitante! Le Sociographe, 2(54), 65-72.

Mishra, R., Shekhar, C. & Gouda, J. (2016). Abuse Against Elderly Widows in India and Selected States: An Exploration from BKPAI Survey. Indian Journal of Gerontology, 30(2), 184-199.

Montgomery, L., Anand, J., Mackay, K., Taylor, B., Pearson, K.C. & Harper, C.M. (2016). Implications of divergences in adult protection legislation. Journal of Adult Protection 18(3), 149-160.

Moone, R. P., Croghan, C. F. & Olson, A. M. (2016). Why and How Providers Must Build Culturally Competent, Welcoming Practices to Serve LGBT Elders. Generations, 40(2), 73-77.

Moore, S. (2016). See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil? Underreporting of Abuse in Care Homes. Journal of Adult Protection, 18(6), 303-317.

Mosqueda, L., Burnight, K., Gironda, M. W., Moore, A. A., Robinson, J. & Olsen, B. (2016). The Abuse Intervention Model: A Pragmatic Approach to Intervention for Elder Mistreatment. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 64(9), 1879-1883.

Mosqueda, L., Hirst, S. & Sabatino, C. P. (2016). Strengthening Elder Safety and Security. Generations, 40(4), 79-86.

Mosqueda, L., Wiglesworth, A., Moore, A. A., Nguyen, A., Gironda, M. & Gibbs, L. (2016). Variability in Findings from Adult Protective Services Investigations of Elder Abuse in California. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work, 13(1), 34-44.

Mysyuk, Y., Westendorp, R. G. J. & Lindenberg, J. (2016). How Older Persons Explain Why They Became Victims of Abuse. Age and Ageing, 45(5), 696-702.

Mysyuk, Y., R. Westendorp, G.J. & Lindenberg, J. (2016). Older persons' definitions and explanations of elder abuse in the Netherlands. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 28(2), 95-113.

Narayan Yadav, U. & Paudel, G. (2016). Prevalence and associated factors of elder mistreatment: a cross sectional study from urban Nepal. Age and Ageing, 45(5), 609-614.

Naughton, C. & Drennan, J. (2016). Exploring the Boundaries Between Interpersonal and Financial Institution Mistreatment of Older People Through a Social Ecology Framework. Ageing & Society, 36(4), 694-715.

Navarro, A. E., Wysong, J., DeLiema, M., Schwartz, E. L., Nichol, M. B. & Wilber, K. H. (2016). Inside the Black Box: The Case Review Process of an Elder Abuse Forensic Center. Gerontologist, 56(4), 772-781.

Nelson, T. D. (2016). Promoting Healthy Aging by Confronting Ageism. American Psychologist, 71(4), 276-282.

Nelson, T. D. (2016). The Age of Ageism. Journal of Social Issues, 72(1), 191-198.

Nirello, L. (2016). Les outils technologiques au service du contrôle de gestion dans les EHPAD. Retraite et société, 3(75), 73-90.

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