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Browsing by Subject "Older Persons"

Browsing by Subject "Older Persons"

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  • Richmond, Natalie; Zimmerman, Sheryl; Reece, Bryce; Dayaa, Joseph; Davis, Mackenzie; Bowen, Samantha; Iasiello, John; Stemerman, Rachel; Shams, Rayad; Haukoos, Jason; Sloane, Philip; Travers, Debbie; Mosqueda, Laura; McLean, Samuel; Platts-Mills, Timothy (Wiley, 2020)
    OBJECTIVES To characterize assessments of a patient's ability to report elder abuse within the context of an emergency department (ED)–based screen for elder abuse. DESIGN Cross‐sectional study in which participants were ...
  • Olomi, Julie; Wright, Naomi; Hasche, Leslie; DePrince, Anne (Traumatic Stress Studies Group, 2019)
    Little research is available specific to the service needs or related barriers of maltreated older adults. Further, no studies have asked at-risk older adults directly for their perspectives on service needs and barriers. ...
  • Komeda, Hidetsugu; Eguchi, Yoko; Kusumi, Takashi; Kato, Yuka; Narumoto, Jin; Mimura, Masura (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2018)
    Information used by older adults engaging in a social decision making task of judging a protagonist as a good or a bad person was investigated. Older (n= 100, 50 women, mean age = 63.6 years) and younger (n= 100, 50 women, ...
  • Estebari, Fatemeh; Dastoorpoor, Maryam; Mostafaei, Davoud; Khanjani, Narges; Khalifekandi, Zahra Rahimi; Fouroushani, Abbas Rahimi; Aghababaeian, Hamidreza; Taghdisi, Mohammad Hossein (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2018)
    Background: Older adults are more vulnerable to health risks than younger people and may get exposed to various dangers, including elder abuse. This study aimed to design and implement an empowerment educational intervention ...
  • Du Mont, Janice; Kosa, S. Daisy; Spencer, Charmaine; Yaffe, Mark; Macdonald, Sheila (PLoS One, 2020)
    A framework of social inclusion can promote equity and aid in preventing and addressing the abuse of older adults. Our objective was to build a social inclusion framework for a comprehensive hospital-based elder abuse ...
  • Cabral, Andrea; Polanowicz, John (Massachusetts Governor's Council to Address Sexual and Domestic Violence, 2014)
    The following research explores prevalence, key concerns, barriers to accessing services and commonalities amongst the following populations: people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender (GLBT), immigrants, ...
  • Lachs, Mark; Pillemer, Karl (New England Journal of Medicine, 2015)
    Although it has probably existed since antiquity, elder abuse was first described in the medical literature in the 1970s.1 Many initial attempts to define the clinical spectrum of the phenomenon and to formulate effective ...
  • Henderson, Erica; Ervin, Storm (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types. This brief summarizes the fast facts and main points of the full synthesis about elder abuse victimization. See ...
  • Arkow, Phil (National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), 2016)
    This document summarizes a presentation from the 2015 Annual Adult Protective Services Conference, "Animal Abuse, Animal Hoarding and Elder Abuse: Challenge and Strategies for Adult Protective Services." This publication ...
  • Unknown author (National Center of Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2019)
    This annual compilation is a reference guide containing elder abuse, neglect and exploitation research that was published during the 2018-2019 calendar year of the NCEA grant. The themes and topics that were prominent in ...
  • Han, S. Duke; Mosqueda, Laura (Wiley, 2020)
    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) is particularly deleterious to older adults,1 and there has been a massive increase in reports of elder abuse during the pandemic. Reports of elder abuse range from financial scams to ...
  • Yon, Yongjie; Mikton, Christopher; Gassoumis, Zachary; Wilber, Kathleen (The Lancet Global Health, 2017)
    Background: Elder abuse is recognised worldwide as a serious problem, yet quantitative syntheses of prevalence studies are rare. We aimed to quantify and understand prevalence variation at the global and regional levels. ...
  • Ervin, Storm; Henderson, Erica (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types. This synthesis compiles research and practice evidence about elder abuse victimization. The report defines elder ...
  • Ervin, Storm; Henderson, Erica; Kasunic, Mary Lynn (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    Center for Victim Research (CVR) is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types and creating research syntheses. These webinar slides provide an overview of the syntheses on the research and ...
  • Unknown author (Investor Protection Trust, 2010)
    The survey was conducted May 20-24, 2010 among a sample of 2,022 adults comprising 987 men and 1,035 women 18 years of age and older living in the Continental United States. The group included 706 adult children with at ...
  • Ceccato, Vania; Bamzar, Roya (Academic Archive Online (DiVa), 2016)
    Drawing upon environmental criminology principles and fear of crime literature, this article investigates the types of outdoor places where most crimes against the elderly happen as well as the types of places most feared ...
  • Lachs, Mark; Twomey, Mary S. (Center on Elder Abuse, 2012)
    This video is a recording of a podcast sponsored by the Center on Elder Abuse that includes visual slides. The video is part one of a two-part series titled "Elder Abuse Research for Non-Researchers." The collection addresses ...
  • Wood, Stacey; Lichtenberg, Peter (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2017)
    Financial exploitation (FE) of older adults is a social issue that is beginning to receive the attention that it deserves in the media thanks to some high profile cases, but empirical research and clinical guidelines on ...
  • Beach, Scott; Schultz, Richard; Castle, Nicholas; Rosen, Jules (Oxford University Press, 2010)
    To examine racial differences in (a) the prevalence of financial exploitation and psychological mistreatment since turning 60 and in the past 6 months and (b) the experience—perpetrator, frequency, and degree of upset—of ...
  • DeLiema, Marti (National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), 2018)
    In this mixed methods study, fifty-three financial exploitation and fraud cases were sampled from an elder abuse forensic center in California. Data include law enforcement and caseworker investigation reports, victim ...