In Turkish Elderly Population Elder Abuse and Neglect: A Study Of Prevalence, Related Risk Factors and Perceived Social support

Cevirme A. S., Ugurlu N., ÇEVİRME H., Durat G.

HEALTHMED, vol.6, no.1, pp.88-95, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: HEALTHMED
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.88-95
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: In this study it was aimed to find out the relationship between the perceived social support levels, to determine the prevelance of elder abuse and neglect(EAN) among Turkish population aged 60 and over and to detect the risk factors leading to EAN.