Quebec scientific articles and summaries


This section suggests a selection of scientific articles produced by Quebec researchers addressing the topic of mistreatment of older adults. A scientic literature review is carried out approximately every six months in order to regularly enhance this reference list.

In addition to the complete reference of each article, you can access the summary of the article (clicking on the Summary button) as well as the PDF where possible (click on the Download button).  The drafting of summaries is in progress. Several thus are to come.

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Leclerc, N. & Beaulieu, M. (2004). Peur du crime et santé mentale des personnes âgées : comprendre pour mieux intervenir. Intervention, 121, 51-60.


Beaulieu, M., Leclerc, N. & Dubé, M. (2003). Fear of crime among the elderly: An analysis of mental health issues. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 40(4), 121-139.



Dubois, MF., Bravo, G. & M. Charpentier (2001). Which residential care facilities are delivering inadequate care? A simple case-finding questionnaire. Canadian Journal on Aging / La revue canadienne du vieillissement, 20(3), 339-355.


Plamondon, L. (2000). Violence en gériatrie : le cas de la douleur et ses enjeux éthiques. Gérontologie et société, 92, 121-133.



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