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Detection Scales for the Risk of Domestic Abuse and Self-Negligent Behavior in Elderly Persons (EDMA).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23016727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
Carmen Touza; Carmen Prado; Mari P Segura
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of elder abuse & neglect     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1540-4129     ISO Abbreviation:  J Elder Abuse Negl     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8914370     Medline TA:  J Elder Abuse Negl     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  312-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a Department of Pedagogy and Specific Didactics , University of the Balearic Islands , Palma , Spain.
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