WHO : Abuse of older people on the rise – 1 in 6 affected

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A new study, supported by WHO and published in the Lancet Global Health, has found that almost 16% of people aged 60 years and older were subjected to either psychological abuse (11.6%), financial abuse (6.8%), neglect (4.2%), physical abuse (2.6%) or sexual abuse (0.9%). The research draws on the best available evidence from 52 studies in 28 countries from different regions, including 12 low- and middle-income countries.

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Abuse of older people on the rise – 1 in 6 affected (WHO News Release 14/06/2017)

Augmentation de la maltraitance des personnes âgées: 1 personne sur 6 est touchée  (Communiqué de presse OMS 14/06/2017)

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Mercredi, 14 Juin, 2017 - 15:00

                         

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