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Descriptor English: Elder Abuse
Descriptor Spanish: Abuso de Ancianos
Descriptor Portuguese: Abuso de Idosos
Descriptor French: Maltraitance des personnes âgées
Entry term(s): Abuse, Aged
Abuse, Elder
Abuse, Elderly
Abuse, Senior
Aged Abuse
Elder Maltreatment
Elder Mistreatment
Elder Neglect
Elderly Abuse
Elderly Abuses
Maltreatment, Elder
Mistreatment, Elder
Neglect, Elder
Senior Abuse
Senior Abuses
Tree number(s): I01.198.240.856.350.390
I01.880.735.900.350.390
SP9.120.040
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004552
Scope note: Emotional, nutritional, financial, or physical maltreatment, exploitation, or abandonment of the older person generally by family members or by institutional personnel.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DI diagnosis
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
TH therapy
Previous Indexing: Aged (1966-1983)
Crime (1968-1983)
Violence (1968-1983)
Public MeSH Note: 84
History Note: 84
DeCS ID: 4626
Unique ID: D004552
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1983/06/06
Revision Date: 2020/06/22
Elder Abuse - Preferred
Concept UI M0007156
Scope note Emotional, nutritional, financial, or physical maltreatment, exploitation, or abandonment of the older person generally by family members or by institutional personnel.
Preferred term Elder Abuse
Entry term(s) Abuse, Aged
Abuse, Elder
Abuse, Elderly
Abuse, Senior
Aged Abuse
Elder Neglect
Elderly Abuse
Elderly Abuses
Neglect, Elder
Senior Abuse
Senior Abuses
Elder Mistreatment - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000733065
Preferred term Elder Mistreatment
Entry term(s) Elder Maltreatment
Maltreatment, Elder
Mistreatment, Elder



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