publication . Article . 2017

Violencia contra personas mayores en tres municipios brasileños

Rosalina Aparecida Partezani Rodrigues; Edilene Araújo Monteiro; Ana Maria Ribeiro dos Santos; Maria de Lourdes de Farias Pontes; Jack Roberto Silva Fhon; Alisson Fernandes Bolina; Fernanda Laporti Seredynskyj; Vanessa Costa Almeida; Suelen Borelli Lima Giacomini; Giovanna Partezani Cardoso Defina; ...
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2017
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem
Abstract
ABSTRACT Objective: To analyze the police reports filed by older adults who suffered abuse in order to identify the socio-demographic characteristics of victims and aggressors, type of violence, location, as well as to compare rates in three Brazilian cities in the period from 2009 to 2013. Method: Ecological study, in which 2,612 police reports registered in Police Stations were analyzed. An instrument was used to obtain data from the victim, the aggressor and the type of violence. Results: Psychological abuse predominated and most cases occurred in the older adults own home. In the cities of Ribeirão Preto and João Pessoa, the older adults presented similar ra...
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free text keywords: Elderly, Elder Mistreatment, Domestic Violence, Geriatric Nursing, Violence, Persona Mayor, Malos Tratos a la Persona Mayor, Violencia Doméstica, Enfermería Geriátrica, Violencia, Idoso, Maus-Tratos ao Idoso, Violência Doméstica, Enfermagem Geriátrica, Violência, General Medicine, lcsh:Nursing, lcsh:RT1-120, Occupational safety and health, Human factors and ergonomics, Psychology, Standardized rate, Psychological abuse, Ecological study, Suicide prevention, Poison control, Injury prevention, Environmental health
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