Detection scales for the risk of domestic abuse and self-negligent behavior in elderly persons (EDMA).

Abstract

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.

DOI: 10.1080/08946566.2012.661682

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@article{Touza2012DetectionSF, title={Detection scales for the risk of domestic abuse and self-negligent behavior in elderly persons (EDMA).}, author={Carmen Touza and Carmen P. C. Prado and Mari P Segura}, journal={Journal of elder abuse & neglect}, year={2012}, volume={24 4}, pages={312-25} }