NIJ Audio: Elder Abuse: How Much Occurs and How Do We Measure It?
NIJ Conference Panel
Panelists will present NIJ research on elder mistreatment in noninstitutionalized adults as well as tools for measuring the financial exploitation and psychological abuse of the elderly. A recently completed telephone survey of more than 6,500 older adults living in the community provides the most accurate estimates of the prevalence and incidence of physical, sexual, financial and emotional elder abuse. A second study used state-of-the-art science methods to develop a tool that measures the financial and psychological abuse of elders.
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1 of 3: Elder Abuse: How Much Occurs and How Do We Measure It?, Carrie Mulford, National Institute of Justice (mp3, 39 MB)
2 of 3: Elder Abuse: How Much Occurs and How Do We Measure It?, Georgia J. Anetzberger, Assistant Professor, Cleveland State University (mp3, 136 MB)
3 of 3: Elder Abuse: How Much Occurs and How Do We Measure It?, Ron Acierno, Associate Professor, Medical University of South Carolina (mp3, 180 MB)
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