The high prevalence of depression and dementia in elder abuse or neglect.

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BACKGROUND The risk factors for mistreatment of older people include age, race, low income, functional or cognitive impairment, a history of violence, and recent stressful events. There is little information in the literature concerning the clinical profile of mistreated older people. OBJECTIVES To describe the characteristics of abused or neglected… (More)

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@article{Dyer2000TheHP, title={The high prevalence of depression and dementia in elder abuse or neglect.}, author={Chris Dyer and Valory N. Pavlik and Kevin Murphy and D J Hyman}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={2000}, volume={48 2}, pages={205-8} }