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Exploring definitions of financial abuse in elderly korean immigrants: the contribution of traditional cultural values.
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PMID:  23016726     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this study is to explore the cultural definitions of financial abuse from the perspective of 124 elderly Korean immigrants and to examine the role of traditional cultural values in their definitions by using a mixed methods approach. The qualitative analysis generated four themes relevant to definition of financial abuse. A binary logistic regression indicated that those with stronger cultural adherence to traditional values had higher odds of providing culture-based definitions of financial abuse. Education is needed for health professionals, social service providers, and adult protective workers to increase their understanding of culture-specific experiences of financial abuse among ethnic minority elders.
Authors:
Hee Yun Lee; Sang E Lee; Charissa K Eaton
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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:  293-311     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a School of Social Work , University of Minnesota , St. Paul , Minnesota , USA.
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