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Seniors' Self-Administration of the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI): A Feasibility Study.
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PMID:  23016725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study explored the feasibility of seniors aged 65 and over with MMSE ≥24 completing the EASI-sa, a self-administrable version of the Elder Abuse Suspicion Index (EASI). A convenience sample of 210 was stratified by age, sex, and language (English and French). All completed the EASI-sa within an estimated 5 minutes, 82.9% within 2 minutes. Completion time decreased with higher education, but was not affected by age, sex, language, or measured physical or mental health. No questions went unanswered; no words were poorly understood or discomforting. The EASI-sa completion was associated with a significantly increased understanding about elder abuse (p < 0.0001).
Authors:
Mark J Yaffe; Deborah Weiss; Maxine Lithwick
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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:  277-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
a Department of Family Medicine , McGill University , Montreal , Quebec , Canada.
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