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Elder Abuse

 

Who are you calling old? Measuring ‘elderly’ and what it means for homicide research
Addington, Lynn A.; Homicide Studies , May 2013, Vol. 17; No. 2; pp 134-153; Journal article; Keywords: Methodology; victimisation; elderly; policy          

An update on the nature and scope of elder abuse
Anetzberger, Georgia J.; Generations, Fall 2012, Vol 36. No 3, pp 12-20; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; taxonomy; prevalence; risk factors; consequences              

Assaults in the elderly – a population-based study with victim and perpetrator characteristics
Biermann, Teresa, Olga Dippel, Matthias Bergner, Jochen Keller, Claire Coffey, Wolfgang Sperling, Stefan Bleich, Johannes Kornhuber and Udo Reulbach; Journal of Forensic Sciences, May 2011, Volume 56, No. 3, pp669-673; Journal article; Keywords: Elderly population; serious assaults; population-based study.   

Cultural diversity and the mistreatment of older people in black and minority ethnic communities: some implications for service provision
Bowes, Alison, Avin, Ghizala and Sherry Bien Macintosh; Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect , 2012, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp 251-274; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; domestic violence; ethnic; BME; cultural factors.      

Policy implications of recognizing that caregiver stress is not the primary cause of elder abuse
Brandt, Bonnie and Jane A. Raymond; Generations – Journal of the American Society on Aging, Fall 2012, Volume 36, No. 3, pp32-39; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; caregiver; causes; remedies.

Aging and risk: physical and sexual abuse of elders in Canada
Brozowski, Kari and David R. Hall; Journal of Interpersonal Violence; 2010, Vol. 25, No. 7, p 1183-1199; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; physical or sexual abuse; risk theory; Aboriginal; statistical model

Understanding service utilization in cases of elder abuse to inform best practices   
Burnes, David, Victoria M. Rizzo, Prakash Gorroochurn, Martha H. Pollack and Mark S. Lachs; Journal of Applied Gerontology; 18 December 2014 online before print, p 1-22; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; help-seeking; service utilisation; best practice  

Elder abuse in a developing area in Bolivia  
Carmona-Torres, Juan Manuel, Pablo Jesus Lopez-Soto, Ana Isabel Coimbra-Roca, Ruth Mary Galvez-Rioja, Thomas Goergen, and M Aurora Rodriguez-Borrego; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Online before print Oct 2015; p1-18; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; developing countries; domestic violence; community violence  

Elder abuse in assisted living
Castle, Nicholas and Scott Beach; Journal of Applied Gerontology, 2013, Volume 32, No. 2, pp248-267; Journal article; Keywords: Abuse; Assisted Living; nursing homes; survey

International movement to promote human rights of older women with a focus on violence and abuse against older women
Choi, Moon, Patricia Brownell and Stefana I Moldovan; International Social Work; published online before print 16 February 2015, p 1-12; Keywords: Elder abuse; older people; older women; international instruments; human rights; United Nations           

Elder abuse: disparities between older people’s disclosure of abuse, evident signs of abuse, and high risk of abuse
Cohen, Miri, Sarah Halevy Levin, Roni Gagin and Gideon Friedman; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, August 2007, Vol. 55, Issue 8, pp 1224-1230; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; disclosure; screening; high risk; evident signs.              

Advancing the field of elder abuse: future directions and policy implications
Dong, Xin Qi; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society , November 2012, Vol 60, No 11, pp 2151-2156; Journal article; USA: Keywords: Elder abuse; legislation; ACL; OAA; research; cognitive functions; dementia; longitudinal studies.          

Elder abuse and/or neglect literature review 
Fallon, Pauline; New Zealand Ministry of Social Development, January 2006; Research report; Keywords: Elder abuse; multidisciplinary approach; prevalence; support

Intimate partner abuse among older women: qualitative systematic review Finfgeld-Connett, Deborah; Clinical Nursing Research; Dec 2014, Vol. 23, No. 6; p 664-683; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; IPV: intimate partner violence; domestic violence; qualitative systematic review; aging; elderly

A case-control study of severe physical abuse of older adults
Friedman, Lee S., Avila, Susan, Tanouye, Kathy, and Kimberly Joseph; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society , March 2011, Vol. 59, Issue 3, pp 417-422; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; domestic violence; trauma; physical assault      

Crime and abuse against seniors: the Canadian experience
Gabor, Thomas and John Kiedrowski; International Perspectives in Victimology , 2011, Vol 5, No 2, pp 42-54; Journal article; Keywords: elder abuse; data collection; Canada; survey.          

Addressing elder abuse: The Waterloo restorative justice approach to elder abuse project
Groh, Arlene and Rick Linden; Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect , 2011, Vol 23, No 2, pp 127-146; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; restorative justice; circle; EART.              

Judicial response to elder abuse
Howze, Judge Karen Aileen and Jennifer L. White; Juvenile & Family Court Journal ; Sep 2010, Vol.61 Issue 4, p57-76; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse, neglect, ageing, courts, capacity, domestic violence      

Risk factors associated with elder abuse: the importance of differentiating by type of elder maltreatment
Jackson, Shelly L and Thomas L Hafemeister; Violence & Victims ; Dec 2011, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p738-757; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse, risk factors, abusers, neglect, financial exploitation, maltreatment.                

APS investigation across four types of elder maltreatment
Jackson, Shelly L., and Thomas L. Hafemeister; The Journal of Adult Protection, 2012 , Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp82-92; Journal article; Keywords: Elderly victims; adult protection services; APS; refusal of service; domestic violence              

Sexual abuse and sexual offending against elderly people: a focus on perpetrators and victims
Jeary, Katharine; The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, June 2005, Vol 18, No 2, pp 328-343; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; sexual assault; offender characteristics; intervention; prevention                  

The abuse of older men: Implications for social work
Kosberg, Jordan I.; Australian Social Work, June 2009, Vol 62, No 2, pp 202-215; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; older male abuse; social work; interventions; risk factors                  

Elder criminal victimization: its relative rate compared to non-elders, 1992-2005
Lanier, Drew Noble, and Tracy L. Dietz; The Social Science Journal , 2009, Vol. 46, pp 442-458; Keywords: Victimisation; elderly; older persons.                  

A path analysis on elder abuse by family caregivers: applying the ABCX model
Lee, Minhong; Journal of Family Violence; Jan 2009, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1-9; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse, neglect, family, caregiver, stress, ABCX model

Perspectives on the etiology of violence in later life 
Mysyuk, Yuliya, Rudi G.J. Westerndorp and Jolanda Lindenberg; Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Published online before print May 2015, pp. 1-24; Journal article; The Netherlands; Keywords: Elder abuse; causes; vulnerability; dependency; older persons

Elder physical abuse and failure to report cases: similarities and differences in case type and the justice system’s response
Payne, Brian K.; Crime & Delinquency, 2013, Vol. 59, No. 5, pp 697-717; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; mandatory reporting; patient abuse; older victims; victimisation

Understanding elder sexual abuse and the criminal justice system’s response: comparisons to elder physical abuse
Payne, Brian K.; Justice Quarterly , April 2010, Vol 27, No 2, pp 206-224.; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; sexual abuse; nursing home.          

Considering 'elder abuse' and sexual assault
Quadara, Antonia; ACSSA Newsletter No15, September 2007; Research paper; Keywords: Elderly; sexual assault; aged care; reporting mechanisms; older women; nursing home

Legislative frameworks and service provision regarding abuse and/or neglect of older adults in Manitoba
Roger, Kirsten S and Ursel, Jane; RESOLVE, University of Manitoba ; 2007; Research report; Keywords: Elder abuse; older victims; service provision older adults in Manitoba

Theorizing low levels of reporting of abuse of older immigrant women
Roger, Kerstin Stieber, Douglas A. Brownridge, and Jane Ursel; Violence Against Women; May 2015; Vol 21 No 5; pp 632-651; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; older immigrant women; aging; reporting; help-seeking

Elder abuse in nursing homes: an ecological perspective
Schiamberg, Lawrence B., Barboza, Gia G., Oehmke, James, Zhang, Zhenmei, Griffore, Robert J., Weatherill, Robin P., Von Heydrich, Levente, and Lori A. Post.; Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect , 2011, 23:2, pp 190-211; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; nursing homes; risk factors; ecological perspective.

Interventions for elder abuse and neglect with frail elders in Japan
Shibusawa, Tazuko, Kodaka, Manami, Iwano, Skinji and Kiyoko Kaizu; Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention, May 2005, Vol. 5, Issue 2, p203-211; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; neglect; caregiving; interventions; Japanese elders

A review on the prevalence and measurement of elder abuse in the community
Sooryanarayana, Rajihi, Wan-Yuen Choo and Noran H. Hain; Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, October 2013, Vol 14, No 4, pp316-395; Journal article; Keywords: Elder; elderly; aged; mistreatment; maltreatment; prevention

Abuse in later life: power and control dynamics and a victim-centered response   
Spangler, Deb and Bonnie Brandi; Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association; January 2007; Vol 19, No. 6, p322-331; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; help-seeking; domestic violence; older victims  

“Flying by the seat of our pants”: Current processes to share best practices to deal with elder abuse
Stolee, Paul, Loretta M Hiller, Maureen Etkin & Jordache McLeod; Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 2012, Vol 24, No 2, pp179-194; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; best practices; knowledge exchange; older adults        

Elder abuse and oppression: voices of marginalized elders
Walsh, Christine A, Olson, Jennifer L, Ploeg, Jenny, Lohfield, Lynne and Harriet L MacMillan; Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect , Jan-Mar 2011, Vol 23, No 1, pp 17-42.; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; oppression; marginalised; ageism; disability.

Financial abuse of older people: a case study  
Wendt, Sarah, Dale Bagshaw, Lana Zannettino and Valerie Adams; International Social Work; 2015, Vol. 58, No.2, p 287-296; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; help-seeking; case study; family members; financial abuse; older people.    

Through the lens of gender: domestic abuse of older women in England and Japan
Wilcox, Paula and Helen Jones; International Perspectives in Victimology , 2011, Vol 5, No2, pp 55-62; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; elder mistreatment, domestic abuse; risk of abuse

A systematic review of prevalence and risk factors for elder abuse in Asia
Yan, Elsie, Ko-Ling Chan and Agnes Tiwari; Trauma, Violence and Abuse, Vol. 16  No. 2, pp. 199-219; April 2015; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; domestic violence and cultural context; domestic violence; predicting domestic violence

Elder abuse and help-seeking behavior in elderly Chinese
Yan, Elsie; Journal of Interpersonal Violence; October 2014 published online before print; p1-26; Journal article; Keywords: Elder abuse; Chinese; cultural contexts; disclosure; help-seeking; domestic violence