Self-report measure of psychological abuse of older adults.

  title={Self-report measure of psychological abuse of older adults.},
  author={Kendon J. Conrad and Madelyn Iris and John W Ridings and Kate Langley and Georgia J Anetzberger},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={51 3},
PURPOSE This study tested key psychometric properties of the Older Adult Psychological Abuse Measure (OAPAM), one self-report scale of the Older Adult Mistreatment Assessment (OAMA). DESIGN AND METHODS Items and theory were developed in a prior concept mapping study. Subsequently, the measures were administered to 226 substantiated clients by 22 elder abuse staff from 7 agencies in a full-scale field test. The resulting database was used to estimate the psychometric properties of the OAPAM… CONTINUE READING


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