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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Ramirez, M., Solomon, J., Riquelme, M., Santoro, B., Reingold, D. & Teresi, J. A. (2019). Development and Spanish translation of the Weinberg Center Risk and Abuse Prevention Screen (WC-RAPS). Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 31(1), 38–55.


Ribeiro dos Santos, A. M., da Silva Nolêto, R. D., Partezani Rodrigues, R. A., Rangel Andrade, E. M. L., Gomes Bonfim, E., & Silva Rodrigues, T. (2019). Economic-financial and patrimonial elder abuse: a documentary study. Revista Da Escola de Enfermagem Da USP, 53, 1–9.


Rivera-Navarro, J. & Contador, I. (2019). Family caregivers’ perceptions of maltreatment of older adults with dementia: findings from the northwest of Spain. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 31(1), 77–95.


Rodrigues, R. A. P., Dos Santos, A. M. R., Pontes, M. de L. de F., Monteiro, E. A., Fhon, J. R. S., Bolina, A. F., … Silva, L. M. (2019). Report of multiple abuse against older adults in three Brazilian cities. Plos One, 14(2), e0211806.


Rodrigues, R. A. P., Silva, L. M., Seredynskyj, F. L., Fhon, J. R. S., Bolina, A. F., Miyamura, K., & Kobayasi, D. Y. (2019). Analysis of violence against older adults in police reports. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing.


Rosen, T., Bloemen, E. M., LoFaso, V. M., Clark, S., Flomenbaum, N. E., Breckman, R., … Pillemer, K. (2019). Acute Precipitants of Physical Elder Abuse: Qualitative Analysis of Legal Records From Highly Adjudicated Cases. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 34(12), 2599–2623.


Rosen, T., Elman, A., Dion, S., Delgado, D., Demetres, M., Breckman, R., … Lachs, M. S. (2019). Review of Programs to Combat Elder Mistreatment: Focus on Hospitals and Level of Resources Needed. Journal Of The American Geriatrics Society, 67(6), 1286–1294.


Russo, A., Reginelli, A., Pignatiello, M., Cioce, F., Mazzei, G., Fabozzi, O., … Giovine, S. (2019). Imaging of Violence Against the Elderly and the Women. Seminars In Ultrasound, CT, And MR, 40(1), 18–24.


Santos, A. J., Nunes, B., Kislaya, I., Gil, A. P., & Ribeiro, O. (2019). Older adults’ emotional reactions to elder abuse: Individual and victimisation determinants. Health & Social Care in the Community, 27(3), 609–620.


Santos, A. J., Nunes, B., Kislaya, I., Gil, A. P., & Ribeiro, O. (2019). Elder abuse victimization patterns: latent class analysis using perpetrators and abusive behaviours. BMC Geriatrics, 19(1), n.pag.


Shao, J., Du, W., Lin, T., Li, X., Li, J. & Lei, H. (2019). Credulity rather than general trust may increase vulnerability to fraud in older adults: a moderated mediation model. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 31(2), 146–162.


Shao, J., Zhang, Q., Ren, Y., Li, X., & Lin, T. (2019). Why are older adults victims of fraud? Current knowledge and prospects regarding older adults’ vulnerability to fraud. Journal Of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 31(3), 225–243.


Sharp, C. A., Schulz Moore, J. S., & McLaws, M.-L. (2019). Two-Hourly Repositioning for Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly: Patient Safety or Elder Abuse? Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 16(1), 17–34.


Siverskog, A., & Bromseth, J. (2019). Subcultural Spaces: LGBTQ Aging in a Swedish Context. International Journal of Aging & Human Development, 88(4), 325–340.


Smith, R. W., Altman, J. K., Meeks, S. & Hinrichs, K. L. (2019). Mental Health Care for LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Settings: Competency, Training, and Barriers for Mental Health Providers. Clinical Gerontologist, 42(2), 198–203.


Souto, R. Q., Guruge, S., Merighi, M. A. B., & de Jesus, M. C. P. (2019). Intimate Partner Violence Among Older Portuguese Immigrant Women in Canada. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 34(5), 961–979.


Spencer, D., Funk, L. M., Dansereau, L., Herron, R. V. & Gerbrandt, E. (2019). Fear, Defensive Strategies and Caring for Cognitively Impaired Family Members. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 62(1), 67–85.


Stall, N. M., Kim, S. J., Hardacre, K. A., Shah, P. S., Straus, S. E., Bronskill, S. E., & … Rochon, P. A. (2019). Association of Informal Caregiver Distress with Health Outcomes of Community‐Dwelling Dementia Care Recipients: A Systematic Review. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 67(3), 609–617.


Stodolska, A., Parnicka, A., Tobiasz-Adamczyk, B., & Grodzicki, T. (2019). Exploring Elder Neglect: New Theoretical Perspectives and Diagnostic Challenges. The Gerontologist.


Teresi, J. A., Ocepek-Welikson, K., Ramirez, M., Solomon, J. & Reingold, D. (2019). Methodological approaches to the analyses of elder abuse screening measures: Application of latent variable measurement modeling to the WC-RAPS. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 31(1), 1–24.


Touza, C., & Prado, C. (2019). Detecting Self-Neglect: A Comparative Study of Indicators and Risk Factors in a Spanish Population. Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine, 5(Jan-Dec), 1-10.


Træen, B., Carvalheira, A. A., Hald, G. M., Lange, T. & Kvalem, I. L. (2019). Attitudes Towards Sexuality in Older Men and Women Across Europe: Similarities, Differences, and Associations with Their Sex Lives. Sexuality & Culture, 23(1), 1–25.


Truong, C., Burnes, D., Alaggia, R., Elman, A. & Rosen, T. (2019). Disclosure among victims of elder abuse in healthcare settings: a missing piece in the overall effort toward detection. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 31(2), 181–190.


Uğurlu, Z., Kav, S., Karahan, A., & Akgün Çıtak, E. (2019). Correlates of Ageism Among Health Care Professionals Working With Older Adults. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 30(3), 303–312.


Van Den Bruele, A. B., Dimachk, M., & Crandall, M. (2019). Elder Abuse. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 35(1), 103–113.


Waling, A., Lyons, A., Alba, B., Minichiello, V., Barrett, C., Hughes, M., … Edmonds, S. (2019). Experiences and perceptions of residential and home care services among older lesbian women and gay men in australia. Health & Social Care in the Community.


Wand, A. P. F., Peisah, C., Draper, B., & Brodaty, H. (2019). Carer insights into self‐harm in the very old: A qualitative study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.34(4), 594-600


Wang, M., Sun, H., Zhang, J. & Ruan, J. (2019). Prevalence and associated factors of elder abuse in family caregivers of older people with dementia in central China cross-sectional study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 34(2), 299–307.


Weissberger, G. H., Mosqueda, L., Nguyen, A. L., Samek, A., Boyle, P. A., Nguyen, C. P., & Han, S. D. (2019). Physical and mental health correlates of perceived financial exploitation in older adults: Preliminary findings from the finance, cognition, and health in elders study (finches). Aging & Mental Health.


Westwood, S. (2019). Abuse and older lesbian, gay bisexual, and trans (LGBT) people: a commentary and research agenda. Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 31(2), 97–114.


Wyman, M. F., Shiovitz-Ezra, S., & Parag, O. (2019). Ageism in informal care network members of older women. International Psychogeriatrics. 1-10


Yi, Q., Honda, J., & Hohashi, N. (2019). Development and Validity Testing of an Assessment Tool for Domestic Elder Abuse. Nursing Research, 27(2), e12.


Yon, Y., Mikton, C., Gassoumis, Z. D., & Wilber, K. H. (2019). The Prevalence of Self-Reported Elder Abuse Among Older Women in Community Settings: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Trauma, Violence & Abuse, 20(2), 245–259.


Yon, Y., Ramiro-Gonzalez, M., Mikton, C. R., Huber, M., & Sethi, D. (2019). Prevalence of elder abuse in institutional settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Public Health, 29(1), 58–67.


Yu, M., Gu, L., Jiao, W., Xia, H., & Wang, W. (2019). Predictors of self-neglect among community-dwelling older adults living alone in China. Geriatric Nursing.


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