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Elder abuse

Introduction: Elder abuse

Description of Elder abuse

Elder abuse: physical, mental, or financial abuse of elderly persons, usually by their children, elderly care institutions, or people who prey specifically on the elderly.
Source: CRISP

Elder abuse: Emotional, nutritional, or physical maltreatment of the older person generally by family members or by institutional personnel.
Source: MeSH 2007

Elder abuse: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Elder abuse:

Terms associated with Elder abuse:

Terms Similar to Elder abuse:

  • Aged Abuse
  • Elder Neglect

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Elder abuse

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Elder abuse:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Elder abuse

The following list attempts to classify Elder abuse into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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