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Journal:   JOURNAL OF SABZEVAR UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES   MARCH-APRIL 2016 , Volume 23 , Number 1; Page(s) 75 To 83.
 
Paper: 

A COMPARISON ON ELDERLY ABUSE IN PERSIAN AND TURKISH RACE IN CHAHARMAHAL BAKHTIARI PROVINCE

 
 
Author(s):  HOSEYNI RAZIYEHALSADAT, SALEHABADI RAHA, JAVANBAKHTIYAN RAHELEH, ALIJANPOURAGAMALEKI MASOMEH, BORHANINEJAD VAHIDREZA, PAKPOUR VAHID*
 
* STUDENT RESEARCH COMMITTEE, TABRIZ UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, TABRIZ, IRAN
 
Abstract: 

Background: In Iran, as in many developing countries, a report that reflects the impact of different cultures on the elderly abuse does not exist. Therefore this study conducted to compare elderly abuse and related factors in groups of Persian and Turk in Chahatmahal Bakhtiari province.
Materials & Methods: This descriptive-comparative study was carried out on 400 elderly people in Chahatmahal Bakhtiari province. Sampling method was random. The researcher visiting several parks and places which elderly people were eligible for the study and Elder Abuse Questionnaires were completed. For analyzing the data, descriptive and inferential statistics were used.
Results: Finding showed that 17.14% of participants have experienced at least one type of abuse, which 35.9% was physical abuse, 15.9% verbal-psychological abuse, 16% Nonverbal abuse, 10.1% self-neglect, 4.5% others neglect, 23.3% experience of rejection from others, and 14.3% financial abuse. All types of abuse in both Persian and Turkish groups were significantly different.
Conclusion: Despite our cultural emphasis on respecting to the elderly people, they experience various forms of abuses. Therefore, understanding their abuse and related factors can promote the awareness and sensitivity of community and related organizations which finally prevents this health problem.

 
Keyword(s): OLDER ADULT, OLDER ABUSE, PERSIAN, TURKISH
 
 
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HOSEYNI, R., & SALEHABADI, R., & JAVANBAKHTIYAN, R., & ALIJANPOURAGAMALEKI, M., & BORHANINEJAD, V., & PAKPOUR, V. (2016). A COMPARISON ON ELDERLY ABUSE IN PERSIAN AND TURKISH RACE IN CHAHARMAHAL BAKHTIARI PROVINCE. JOURNAL OF SABZEVAR UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, 23(1), 75-83. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=508527



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HOSEYNI RAZIYEHALSADAT, SALEHABADI RAHA, JAVANBAKHTIYAN RAHELEH, ALIJANPOURAGAMALEKI MASOMEH, BORHANINEJAD VAHIDREZA, PAKPOUR VAHID. A COMPARISON ON ELDERLY ABUSE IN PERSIAN AND TURKISH RACE IN CHAHARMAHAL BAKHTIARI PROVINCE. JOURNAL OF SABZEVAR UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES. 2016 [cited 2021May10];23(1):75-83. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=508527



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HOSEYNI, R., SALEHABADI, R., JAVANBAKHTIYAN, R., ALIJANPOURAGAMALEKI, M., BORHANINEJAD, V., PAKPOUR, V., 2016. A COMPARISON ON ELDERLY ABUSE IN PERSIAN AND TURKISH RACE IN CHAHARMAHAL BAKHTIARI PROVINCE. JOURNAL OF SABZEVAR UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, [online] 23(1), pp.75-83. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=508527.



 
 
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