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Research & Reviews  406 results

Developing a tool to assess and monitor institutional readiness to address elder mistre...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08946566.2021.1965930
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect; Dash K, Breckman R et. al.

Sep 10th, 2021 - Hospital emergency departments (EDs) lack the tools and processes required to facilitate consistent screening and intervention in cases of elder abuse and neglect. To address this need, the National Collaboratory to Address Elder Mistreatment has ...

Barriers to Help Seeking among Victims of Elder Abuse: A Scoping Review and Implication...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0714980821000295
Canadian Journal on Aging = La Revue Canadienne Du Vieill... Gill JK

Sep 8th, 2021 - Elder abuse is a serious public health concern requiring immediate intervention; however, the under-reporting of elder abuse by victims to formal and informal networks remains a major obstacle. This scoping review aims to identify barriers to help...

Bridging the Gap between Homelessness in Older Adulthood and Elder Abuse: Consideration...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08959420.2021.1973342
Journal of Aging & Social Policy; MacNeil A, Burnes D

Sep 3rd, 2021 - Homelessness and elder abuse are two major public health issues affecting older adults that are increasing in scope due to global population aging. While these issues have typically been examined separately, this commentary considers the often ove...

Elder abuse and health outcomes among community-dwelling older adults in India: results...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08946566.2021.1970683
Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect; Pengpid S, Peltzer K

Aug 27th, 2021 - The study aimed to estimate the associations between elder abuse and poor physical health, poor mental health, and health risk behaviors in older adults in a national community-based survey in India. The study sample included 31,477 older adults (...

Commentary on Unasked, Unheard: Detecting Elder Abuse in an Aging Population.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ACM.0000790344.15843.d9
Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of America... Ellis A, Stiff KM et. al.

Aug 26th, 2021 - Commentary on Unasked, Unheard: Detecting Elder Abuse in an Aging Population.|2021|Ellis A,Stiff KM,Mostow EN,|

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Guidelines  2 results

Elder Abuse and Women's Health: ACOG Committee Opinion, Number 824.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000004298
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Feb 18th, 2021 - Elder abuse, a violation of human rights, is defined as a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate actions, which causes harm, risk of harm, or distress to an individual 60 years or older. As many as 1 in 10 older adults have been victims of...

European council of legal medicine (ECLM) guidelines for the examination of suspected e...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-018-1880-y
International Journal of Legal Medicine; Keller E, Santos C et. al.

Jun 29th, 2018 - Article 25 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (adopted in Nice on 7 December 2000) recognizes and respects the rights of older people to lead a life of dignity and independence and to participate in social and cultural life...

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News  30 results

Worrisome Uptick in Elder Abuse Flagged
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/911669

Apr 11th, 2019 - The older adult population in the United States is growing faster than younger age groups, and a rising number of elders are enduring violence, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. In fact, over a 15-year period, the nonfa...

Worrisome Uptick in Elder Abuse Flagged
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/911669

Apr 11th, 2019 - The older adult population in the United States is growing faster than younger age groups, and a rising number of elders are enduring violence, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. In fact, over a 15-year period, the nonfa...

Mandatory reporting laws
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/192910/business-medicine/mandatory-reporting-laws/page/0/1
MDedge Internal Medicine;

Jan 17th, 2019 - Elder abuse Elder abuse is broadly construed to include physical, sexual, and psychological abuse, as well as financial exploitation and caregiver neglect. 3 It is a serious problem in the United States, estimated in 2008 to affect 1 in 10 elders.

Hospitals Gear Up for New Diagnosis: Human Trafficking
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/899889

Jul 27th, 2018 - The woman arrived at the emergency department at Huntington Hospital on New York's Long Island after she was hit by her boyfriend during an argument. Her situation raised concerns among the medical staff, which had recently been trained to be on t...

Elder abuse: Strong social support prevents associated psychopathology
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/137353/depression/elder-abuse-strong-social-support-prevents-associated
MDedge Psychiatry; Bruce Jancin

May 4th, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO – Victims of elder abuse who have perceived strong social support from family or friends are “completely inoculated” against the otherwise dramatically increased risk of trauma-related psychopathology that pertains to mistreated seni.

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