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  NCJ Number: NCJ 241591     Find in a Library
  Title: Detection Scales for the Risk of Domestic Abuse and Self-Negligent Behavior in Elderly Persons (EDMA)
  Document URL: HTML 
  Author(s): Carmen Touza, Ph.D. ; Carmen Prado, M.S. ; Mari P. Segura, B.A.
  Journal: Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect  Volume:24  Issue:4  Dated:October - December 2012  Pages:312 to 325
  Date Published: 10/2012
  Page Count: 14
  Annotation: This study examined the psychometric properties of an instrument designed for use by social services professionals to detect domestic abuse and self-negligent behavior in elderly persons.
  Abstract: This article presents the results of a study carried out to determine the psychometric properties of an instrument designed for use by social services professionals to detect domestic abuse and self-negligent behavior in elderly persons. After giving a description of the features of the instrument and the design of the study, the results obtained, in terms of the reliability and validity of the instrument, are shown. Finally, the authors compare their instrument and its test results with other established instruments and indicate the limits of their study. Abstract published by arrangement with Taylor and Francis.
  Main Term(s): Elderly victims
  Index Term(s): Social workers ; Individual behavior ; Self concept ; Spouse abuse detection ; Elder Abuse ; Instrument validation ; Spain
  Type: Report (Study/Research)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
   
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