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The prevalence of elder abuse: a random sample survey.
Intergenerational Ambivalence : a New Approach to the Study of Parent-Child Relations in Later Life
KURT LUESCHER University of Konstanz KARL PILLEMER Cornell University* Social scientific interest in intergenerational relationships between adults has increased in recent years. However, there is a… Expand
Abuse of patients in nursing homes: findings from a survey of staff.
Despite persistent allegations that abuse of nursing home residents is widespread, the topic has received only limited research attention. Data are presented from a survey of a random sample of 577… Expand
Explaining Mothers' Ambivalence Toward Their Adult Children
Interest in applying the concept of ambivalence to the study of intergenerational relations has increased in recent years. However, few empirical studies of this issue have been conducted. Using data… Expand
Abuse and neglect of elderly persons.
The metaphor of domestic violence as chronic disease is a useful one for clinicians. Studies of domestic violence over the life span suggest that, like many ongoing illnesses that are typified by… Expand
Capturing the Complexity of Intergenerational Relations: Exploring Ambivalence within Later-Life Families
- K. Pillemer, J. Suitor, Steven E Mock, Myra Sabir, Tamara B. Pardo, J. Sechrist
- 1 December 2007
This article reports on a study that incorporates two dimensions of complexity in intergenerational relations. First, the article focuses on ambivalence: the simultaneous existence of positive and… Expand
Causes of elder abuse: caregiver stress versus problem relatives.
Elderly abuse victims and a nonabused control group were compared to test the widely accepted proposition that such abuse results from the burden and stress placed on those caring for infirm and… Expand
Tailoring Evidence-Based Interventions for New Populations
- Emily K. Chen, M. C. Reid, S. J. Parker, K. Pillemer
- Evaluation & the health professions
- 1 March 2013
Evidence-based interventions (EBIs) are an important tool for community health practitioners, but there is often a mismatch between the population in which the EBI was validated and the target… Expand
Partners in caregiving in a special care environment: cooperative communication between staff and families on dementia units.
- J. Robison, L. Curry, C. Gruman, M. Porter, C. Henderson, K. Pillemer
- The Gerontologist
- 1 August 2007
PURPOSE This article reports the results of a randomized, controlled evaluation of Partners in Caregiving in a Special Care Environment, an intervention designed to improve communication and… Expand