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Special Feature: Elder Abuse - Domestic Violence

Publications

Understanding Elder Abuse: New Directions for Developing Theories of Elder Abuse Occurring in Domestic Settings
National Institute of Justice, June 2013

People with Dementia as Witnesses to Emotional Events
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, April 2011

Elder Justice: Stronger Federal Leadership Could Enhance National Response to Elder Abuse
U.S. Government Accountability Office, March 2011

The Course of Domestic Abuse Among Chicago's Elderly: Risk Factors, Protective Behaviors, and Police Intervention
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2010

In Their Own Words: Domestic Abuse in Later Life
Guide, Videos
Office for Victims of Crime, August 2010

The Nexus Between Economics and Family Violence: The Expected Impact of Recent Economic Declines on the Rates and Patterns of Intimate, Child and Elder Abuse
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, March 2010

Nursing Response to Elder Mistreatment Curriculum
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, 2010

Testing a Model of Domestic Abuse Against Elder Women and Perceived Barriers to Help-Seeking: Comparing Victim and Non-Victim Responses
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, November 2009

Statewide Profile of Abuse of Older Women and the Criminal Justice Response: Final Report
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, 2008

Barriers to and Promising Practices for Collaboration Between Adult Protective Services And Domestic Violence Programs
National Center on Elder Abuse, May 2007

Domestic Violence in Later Life: A Guide to the Aging Network for Domestic Violence and Victim Service Programs
National Center on Elder Abuse, March 2006

Late Life Domestic Violence: What the Aging Network Needs to Know
National Center on Elder Abuse, March 2006

Domestic Violence: Older Women Can Be Victims Too
National Center on Elder Abuse, October 2005

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Abusers
National Center Elder Abuse, August 2002

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Causation Theories
National Center on Elder Abuse, August 2002

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Cultural Considerations
National Center on Elder Abuse, August 2002

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Prevalence and Incidence
NationalCenteron Elder Abuse, August 2002

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Relationships
National Center on Elder Abuse, August 2002

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Services and Interventions
National Center on Elder Abuse, August 2002

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Types of Abuse
National Center on Elder Abuse, August 2002

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Victims
National Center on Elder Abuse, August 2002

Domestic Abuse in Later Life: A Research Review
National Center on Elder Abuse, August 2002

Reporting of Elder Abuse in Domestic Settings
National Center on Elder Abuse, 1999

Trends in Elder Abuse in Domestic Settings
National Center on Elder Abuse, 1999

Types of Elder Abuse in Domestic Settings
National Center on Elder Abuse, 1999

Related Resources

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration on Aging, NCEA serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment. The NCEA site contains state and Federal law information, FAQs, and publications, as well as statistics relating to elder abuse.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Elder Abuse
The Elder Abuse section of the NIJ Web site provides information about and research on elder abuse and related topics.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Elder Abuse/Mistreatment
The Elder Abuse/Mistreatment section of the OVC Web site provides information and resources in an effort to help bring greater awareness to the crime of elder abuse and mistreatment.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): HELP for Victim Service Providers
The OVC HELP for Victim Service Providers Web Forum is a place where victim service providers and allied professionals can connect to peers, share ideas about best practices, and help change lives. See the transcripts from the following sessions: Assisting Older Victims of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence and Assisting Victims of Domestic Abuse in Later Life.

For additional publications on this topic, conduct a search of the NCJRS Abstracts Database and visit the following sections of our site:

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