Scientific Watch and summaries

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.

Please note that in order to view most of these articles, you must access the magazine’s website and pay a fee. Where possible, there’s a link to the PDF of the article (through the Download button) which allows you to view it at no cost. If you are part of an educational institution or that your organization offers a library service (e.g. some CISSSs), they may have already subscribed to these journals and they allow free access from a computer workstation in the facility.

Rosen, T., Platts-Mills, T. F., & Fulmer, T. (2020). Screening for elder mistreatment in emergency departments: current progress and recommendations for next steps. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 32(3), 295–315.
Mehri, S., Hosseini, M. A., Shahbelaghi, F. M., Fallahi-Khoshknab, M., & Zardkhaneh, S. A. (2020). Explaining Nurses’ Perception of the Causes of Ageism in Hospital Settings. Electronic Journal of General Medicine, 17(5), 1–6.
Andrade, F. M. D. de, Ribeiro, A. P., Bernal, R. T. I., Machado, Í. E., & Malta, D. C. (2020). Profile of care for violence against the elderly in urgency and emergency services: VIVA analysis Survey 2017. Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia = Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology, 23 Suppl 1, e200008.SUPL.1.
Collins, M., Posenelli, S., Cleak, H., O’Brien, M., Braddy, L., Donley, E., & Joubert, L. (2020). Elder abuse identification by an australian health service: A five-year, social-work audit. Australian Social Work.
Fraga Dominguez, S., Valiquette, J., Storey, J. E., & Glorney, E. (2020). Elder Abuse Detection and Intervention: Challenges for Professionals and Strategies for Engagement From a Canadian Specialist Service. Journal of Forensic Nursing.
Wirth, M. (2020). Demand for Space: Elderly Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People, Healthcare, and Theological Ethics. Journal of Religion and Health.
Kaplan Serin, E., & Tülüce, D. (2020). Determining nursing students’ attitudes and empathic tendencies regarding aged discrimination. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.
Levkovich, I., Gewirtz-Meydan, A., & Ayalon, L. (2020). Communicating with older adults about sexual issues: How are these issues handled by physicians with and without training in human sexuality? Health & Social Care in the Community.
Lewis, V. J., White, V., Hawthorne, F., Eastwood, J., & Mullins, R. (2020). 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, 39(2), e220–e225.
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