Putting Elders First

There's No Excuse For Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Bookcase

Aitken, L. & Griffin, G. (1996). Gender issues in elder abuse. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Anetzberger, G.J. (1987). The etiology of elder abuse by adult offspring. Springfield, IL: Thomas.

Baumhover, L.A. & Beall, S.C. (Eds.). (1996). Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Older Persons: Strategies for Assessment and Intervention. Baltimore, MD: Health Professions Press.

Bennett, G., Kingston, P., & Penhale, B. (1997). The dimensions of elder abuse: Perspectives for practitioners. London: Macmillan Press.

Biggs, S., Phillipson, C., & Kingston, P. (1995). Elder abuse in perspective. London: Open University Press

Bradshaw, D., & Spencer, C. (1999). The role of alcohol in elder abuse cases. In J. Pritchard (Ed.). Elder abuse work: Best practices in Britain and Canada. London: Jessica Kingsley Press.

Breckman, R.S., & Adelman, R.D.(1988). Strategies for helping victims of elder mistreatment. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Brogden, M., & Nijhar, P. (2000). Crime, abuse and the elderly. Portland, OR: Willen Publishing (US).

Bureau of Justice Statistics. (1994). Elderly crime victims: national crime victimization survey. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Carp, F.M. (1999). Elder abuse in the family: An interdisciplinary model for research. New York: Springer.

Comijs, H.C., Pot, A.M., Smit, H.H., & Jonker, C., (1998). Elder abuse in the community: Prevalence and consequences. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 46, 885-888.

Decalmer, P., & Glendenning, F. (1993). The mistreatment of elderly people. (2nd ed.) London: Sage Publications

Dejowski, E. (1990). Protecting judgment-impaired adults: Issues, interventions, and policies. Binghamton, NY: Tayor and Francis/Haworth Press.

Dubin, T., Garcia, R., Lelong, J., & Mowesian, R. (1986). Family neglect and self-neglect of the elderly: Normative characteristics and a design for intervention. Austin, TX: Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, Family Eldercare, Inc.

Fulmer, T. & Paveza, G. (1998). Neglect in the elderly patient. Nursing Clinics of North America. 33(3), 457-467.

Glendennning, F., & Kingston, P. (Eds.). (1999). Elder abuse and neglect in residential settings. Binghamton, NY: Tayor and Francis/Haworth Press.

Johnson, T.F. (1995). Elder mistreatment: Ethical issues, dilemmas, and decisions. Binghamton, NY: Tayor and Francis/Haworth Press.

Kosberg, J.I., & Garcia, J.L. (Eds.).(1995). Elder abuse: International and cross-cultural perspectives. Binghamton, NY: Tayor and Francis/Haworth Press.

Kivela, S.L., Kongas-Saviaro, P., Kesti, E., Pahkala, K. & Ijas, M. L. (1992). "Abuse in old age: Epidemiological data from Finland. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 4(3), 1-18.

Lachs, M.S., et al.(1997). Risk factors for reported elder abuse and neglect: A nine-year observational cohort study. Gerontologist, 37(4), 469-74.

Lachs M.S., et al.(1998). The mortality of elder mistreatment. Journal of the American Medical Association, 280, 428-432.

MacLean, M.J. (Ed.).(1995). Abuse neglect of older Canadians: Strategies for change. Ottawa: Thompson Educational Publishers.

National Center on Elder Abuse (1998). National elder abuse incidence study: Final report. Washington, DC: American Public Human Services Association in collaboration with Westat, Inc.

O'Brien, J. (Ed.). (1999). Self-neglect: Challengers for helping professions. Binghamton, NY: Tayor and Francis/Haworth Press.

Pillemer K., & Finkelhor D.(1988). The prevalence of elder abuse: A random sample survey. Gerontologist, 28, 51-57.

Pillemer, K.A., & Wolf, R.S.(Eds.). (1986). Elder abuse: Conflict in the family. Dover, MA: Auburn House (Westport, Greenwood Publishing).

Podnieks, E. (1992). National survey on abuse of the elderly in Canada. Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 4, 5-58.

Podnieks, E., Pillemer, K., Nicholson, J., Shillington, T. & Frizzel, A. (1990). National survey on abuse of the elderly in Canada: Final report. Toronto: Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.

Pritchard, J. (1999). Elder abuse work: Best practice in Britain and Canada. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Quinn, M.J., & Tomita, S.K. (1997). Elder abuse and neglect: Causes, diagnosis, and intervention strategies. (2nd ed.). New York: Springer Publishing Co.

Rathborn-McCuan, E., & Fabian, D.R. (Eds.). (1992). Self-neglecting elders: A clinical dilemma. Westport, CT: Auburn House

Reis, M. & Nahmiash, D. (1995). When seniors are abused. North York Ontario: Captus Press.

Slater, P. & Eastman, M. (Eds.). (1999). Elder abuse: critical issues in policy and practice. London: Age Concern.

Steinmetz, S.K. (1988). Duty bound: Elder abuse and family care. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Tatara, T. (1999). Understanding elder abuse in minority populations. Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis.

U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. (1991). An advocatesÕs guide to laws and programs addressing elder abuse. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging. (1995). Society's secret shame: Elder abuse and family violence. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.

Wolf, R.S., & Pillemer, K.A. (1989). Helping elderly victims: The reality of elder abuse. New York: Columbia University Press.