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Exploring Elder Financial Exploitation Victimization: Identifying Unique Risk Profiles and Factors To Enhance Detection, Prevention and Intervention

NCJ Number
250756
Date Published
Annotation
This study identified risk factors for elder financial exploitation from a socioecological perspective (i.e., individual, perpetrator, and community factors), so as to identify the most important factors that distinguish elder financial exploitation (FE) from other forms of abuse.
Abstract
This study explores risk factors across the socioecological framework (i.e. individual, perpetrator, and community-levels) to identify the most important factors that differentiate elder financial exploitation from other forms of abuse as well as pure versus hybrid financial exploitation.
Date Created: June 18, 2017