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Research to Practice

To make findings from important elder abuse research readily available to professionals, policymakers, the media, and the public, NCEA publishes research "translations." These "translations" present, in a brief format, the most pertinent information and findings from a single study as it applies to professional practice in the field of elder abuse. NCEA will publish these "translations" as they are available.


Addressing the Psychological Impact of Elder Mistreatment Through a Community-Based Training and Treatment Intervention
Hernandez-Tejada, M. A., Skojec, T., Frook, G., Steedley, M., & Davidson, T. M. (2021). Addressing the psychological impact of elder mistreatment: Community-based training partnerships and telehealth-delivered interventions. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 33(1), 96-106.

Comparing CMS Standard Surveys and Complaint Investigations
Liu PJ, Caspi E, Cheng CW. Complaints Matter: Seriousness of Elder Mistreatment Citations in Nursing Homes Nationwide. J Appl Gerontol. 2022 Apr; 41(4):908-917

Is There a Relationship Between Elder Abuse and the Opioid Epidemic?
Roberto, K. A., Teaster, P. B., Lindberg, B. W., & Blancato, R., 2021. A first (and disturbing) look at the relationship between the opioid epidemic and elder abuse: insights of human service professionals. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 40(10), 1231-1235.

Which Chronic Diseases in Older Adults Increase the Risk of Elder Mistreatment and Why?
Wong, R., Cafferky, B. and Alejandro, J., 2021. Chronic disease and elder mistreatment: A meta‐analysis. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 37(1).
 
Identifying Patterns of Health Care Utilization Among Physical Elder Abuse Victims Using Medicare Data
Rosen, T., Bao, Y., Zhang, Y., Clark, S., Wen, K., Elman, A., Jeng, P., Bloemen, E., Lindberg, D., Krugman, R., Campbell, J., Bachman, R., Fulmer, T., Pillemer, K. and Lachs, M., 2021. Identifying patterns of health care utilisation among physical elder abuse victims using Medicare data and legally adjudicated cases: protocol for case–control study using data linkage and machine learning. BMJ Open, 11(2).
 
What are the Characteristics in Older Adults that Increase the Likelihood that Their Fractures are Related to Abuse?
Ben Natan, M., Steinfeld, Y., Yonai, Y. and Berkovich, Y., 2021. Retrospective study of older patient characteristics that increase the likelihood that a fracture was associated with abuse. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 33(3), pp.221-229.
 
Determining Prevalence and Correlates of Elder Abuse Using Promotores: Low-Income Immigrant Latinos Report High Rates of Abuse and Neglect.
DeLiema, M., Gassoumis, Z., Homeier, D. and Wilber, K., 2012. Determining Prevalence and Correlates of Elder Abuse Using Promotores: Low-Income Immigrant Latinos Report High Rates of Abuse and Neglect. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60(7), pp.1333-1339.
 
A Neuropsychological Test of Belief and Doubt: Damage to Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Increases Credulity for Misleading Advertising
Asp, E., Manzel, K., Koestner, B., Cole, C., Denburg, N. and Tranel, D., 2012. A Neuropsychological Test of Belief and Doubt: Damage to Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Increases Credulity for Misleading Advertising. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 6.
 
Bruising in Older Adults: Accidental Bruising and Bruising from Physical Abuse
Wiglesworth, A., Austin, R., Corona, M., Schneider, D., Liao, S., Gibbs, L. and Mosqueda, L., 2009. Bruising as a Marker of Physical Elder Abuse. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 57(7), pp.1191-1196.
Research Podcasts

NCEA has recorded interviews with elder abuse researchers on "hot topics" that present information pertinent to professional practice in the field of elder abuse. For more info, visit the podcasts page.

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