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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Inelmen, E. M., Sergi, G., & Manzato, E. (2019). Elder abuse: are we turning a blind eye to a crucial issue? Internal & Emergency Medicine, 14(4), 503–505.

Isham, L., Hewison, A., & Bradbury-Jones, C. (2019). When Older People Are Violent or Abusive Toward Their Family Caregiver: A Review of Mixed-Methods Research. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 20(5), 626–637.

Jackson, S. E., Hackett, R. A., & Steptoe, A. (2019). Associations between age discrimination and health and wellbeing: cross-sectional and prospective analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. The Lancet. Public Health, 4(4), e200–e208.

Jeon, G.-S., Cho, S.-I., Choi, K., & Jang, K.-S. (2019). Gender Differences in the Prevalence and Correlates of Elder Abuse in a Community-Dwelling Older Population in Korea. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 16(1).

Kane, M. (2019). New Rules Battle Financial Abuse, 26(4), 8–9.

Keller, E., Santos, C., Cusack, D., Väli, M., Ferrara, D., Ludes, B., … Vieira, D. N. (2019). European council of legal medicine (ECLM) guidelines for the examination of suspected elder abuse. International Journal Of Legal Medicine, 133(1), 317–322.

Khosravi, N., Rezaei, M., & Matlabi, H. (2019). Elder abuse and its sociocultural factors from the perspectives of Kurdish rural older people: Does gender matter? Health Care For Women International, 1–16.

Kim, H., Thyer, B. A. & Munn, J. C. (2019). The relationship between perceived ageism and depressive symptoms in later life: Understanding the mediating effects of self-perception of aging and purpose in life, using structural equation modeling. Educational Gerontology, 45(2), 105–119.

Kirk, C. A., Killick, C., McAllister, A., & Taylor, B. (2019). Social workers’ perceptions of restorative approaches with families in cases of elder abuse: a qualitative study. Journal of Adult Protection, 21(3), 190–200.

Kogan, A. C., Rosen, T., Navarro, A., Homeier, D., Chennapan, K., & Mosqueda, L. (2019). Developing the Geriatric Injury Documentation Tool (Geri-IDT) to Improve Documentation of Physical Findings in Injured Older Adults. Journal Of General Internal Medicine, 34(4), 567–574.

Kołodziejczak, S., Terelak, A., & Bulsa, M. (2019). Domestic violence against seniors in rural areas of West Pomerania, Poland. Annals Of Agricultural And Environmental Medicine: AAEM, 26(1), 92–96.

Kong, J., & Easton, S. D. (2019). Re-experiencing Violence Across the Life Course: Histories of Childhood Maltreatment and Elder Abuse Victimization. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences & Social Sciences, 74(5), 853–857.

Kulakçı Altıntaş, H., & Korkmaz Aslan, G. (2019). Prevalence of elder abuse among community‐dwelling older adults in turkey and its associated factors. Psychogeriatrics.

Kumar, P., & Patra, S. (2019). A study on elder abuse in an urban resettlement colony of Delhi. Journal Of Family Medicine And Primary Care, 8(2), 621–625.

Lee, S.-Y. & Atteraya, M. S. (2019). Depression, Poverty, and Abuse Experience in Suicide Ideation Among Older Koreans. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 88(1), 46–59.

Lees Haggerty, K., Griffith, J., McGuire, J., & Molnar, B. (2019). Elder mistreatment and social network composition: an exploratory study. Social Networks, 59, 23–30.

Lee, M., Rosen, T., Murphy, K. & Sagar, P. (2019). A new role for imaging in the diagnosis of physical elder abuse: results of a qualitative study with radiologists and frontline providers. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 31(2), 163–180.

Lee, M., Rosen, T., Murphy, K. & Sagar, P. (2019). A new role for imaging in the diagnosis of physical elder abuse: results of a qualitative study with radiologists and frontline providers. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 31(2), 163–180.

Lewis, V. J., White, V., Hawthorne, F., Eastwood, J., & Mullins, R. (2019). Addressing elder abuse through integrating law into health: What do allied health professionals at a Community Health Service in Melbourne, Australia, think? Australasian Journal On Ageing.

Levy, K., Kilgour, L., & Berridge, C. (2019). Regulating Privacy in Public/Private Space: The Case of Nursing Home Monitoring Laws. Elder Law Journal, 26(2), 323–363.

Li, M., Guo, M., Stensland, M., Silverstein, M., & Dong, X. (2019). Typology of Family Relationship and Elder Mistreatment in a US Chinese Population. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 67(Supplement S3), S493–S498.

Li, M., Liang, Y., & Dong, X. (2019). Different Definitions of Elder Mistreatment and Mortality: A Prospective Cohort Study From 2011 to 2017. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 67(Supplement S3), S506–S512.

Lichtenberg, P. A., Hall, L., Gross, E., & Campbell, R. (2019). Providing assistance for older adult financial exploitation victims: Implications for clinical gerontologists. Clinical Gerontologist: The Journal of Aging and Mental Health, 42(4), 435-443.

Lino, V. T. S., Rodrigues, N. C. P., Lima, I. S. de, Athie, S., & Souza, E. R. de. (2019). Prevalence and factors associated with caregiver abuse of elderly dependents: The hidden face of family violence. Ciencia & Saude Coletiva, 24(1), 87–96.

Liu, P.-J., Conrad, K. J., Beach, S. R., Iris, M., & Schiamberg, L. B. (2019). The Importance of Investigating Abuser Characteristics in Elder Emotional/Psychological Abuse: Results from Adult Protective Services Data. The Journals Of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences And Social Sciences, 74(5), 897–907.

Logan, J. E., Haileyesus, T., Ertl, A., Rostad, W. L., & Herbst, J. H. (2019). Nonfatal Assaults and Homicides Among Adults Aged ≥60 Years - United States, 2002-2016. MMWR. Morbidity And Mortality Weekly Report, 68(13), 297–302.

Lloyd-Sherlock, P., Penhale, B., & Redondo, N. (2019). Admission of Older People Into Residential Care Homes in Argentina: Coercion and Human Rights Abuse. Gerontologist, 59(4), 610–618.

Lytle, A., & Levy, S. R. (2019). Reducing Ageism: Education About Aging and Extended Contact With Older Adults. Gerontologist, 59(3), 580–588

Magruder, K. J., Fields, N. L., & Xu, L. (2019). Abuse, neglect and exploitation in assisted living: an examination of long-term care ombudsman complaint data. Journal Of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 31(3), 209–224.

Marquet, M., Missotten, P., Dardenne, B., & Adam, S. (2019). Interactions between stereotype threat, subjective aging, and memory in older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 26(1), 121–143.

Mazzotti, M. C., Scarcella, E., D’Antone, E., Fersini, F., Salsi, G., Ingravallo, F., … Pelotti, S. (2019). Italian healthcare professionals’ attitude and barriers to mandatory reporting of elder abuse: An exploratory study. Journal of Forensic & Legal Medicine, 63, 26–30

McGuire, N. (2019). Whose Dime Is It Anyway? A Comprehensive Look at Federal and State Government Landscapes for Senior Financial Exploitation Laws Concerning Financial Institutions. Elder Law Journal, 26(2), 431–460.

Mehra, A., Grover, S., Agarwal, A., Bashar, M., & Avasthi, A. (2019). Prevalence of Elder Abuse and its Association with Psychiatric Morbidity in a Rural Setting. Journal Of Neurosciences In Rural Practice, 10(2), 218–224.

Meyer, K., Yonashiro-Cho, J., Gassoumis, Z. D., Mosqueda, L., Han, S. D., & Wilber, K. H. (2019). What Can Elder Mistreatment Researchers Learn About Primary Prevention From Family Violence Intervention Models? Gerontologist, 59(4), 601–609.

Mikolajczyk, B. (2019). Older persons’ right to health – a challenge to international law. Ageing and Society, 39(8), 1611–1638.

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