Investigation the Abuse of Family with Rural Elderly in ilam in 2019

Authors

  • Masoumeh Otaghi1, Forouzan Kavarizadeh2 , Mohsen Nikvand3 , Ali Khorshidi4,6, Seyed Rahmatollah Mousavimoghadam5

Keywords:

Abuse, Rural, Elderly

Abstract

Background: ABUSE is among the meaning of deprivation of human rights and grandeur that appear as

negligence, authority negation, financial exploitation, physical and psychological vexations, and rejection.

This study was done to investigate the ABUSE of family with rural elderly in the city of Ivan in 2019.

Methods: 92 elderlies who lived in two villages of the city of Ivan in 2019 were selected by stage cluster

sampling in this descriptive cross-sectional study. An 8-point Iranian questionnaire of ABUSE related to the

elderly in the family and with scores ranging from 0 to 100 was the research tool. Data were analyzed using

descriptive statistics in SPSS-16 software.

Results: There was no physical ABUSE and rejection, but the highest level of ABUSE was emotional

negligence. The mean scores of financial ABUSES were less than 10%, authority negation less than 15%,

financial neglect less than 20%, caring neglect and psychological ABUSE less than 25%, and emotional

negligence less than 55% in both villages.

Conclusion: It is suggested that the ABUSE level be measured using the elderly in homes and centers such

as hospitals, nursing homes, etc. the injured elderly should be screened and receive necessary consultation

and support services.

Author Biography

Masoumeh Otaghi1, Forouzan Kavarizadeh2 , Mohsen Nikvand3 , Ali Khorshidi4,6, Seyed Rahmatollah Mousavimoghadam5

1Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Ilam University of Medical

Sciences, Ilam, Iran, 2 Student, Center for Educational Research in Medical Sciences (CERMS), Department of

Medical Education, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 3MSc Student, Faculty

of Nursing & Midwifery, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran, 4Assistant Professor, Department

of Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran, 5Assistant Professor,

Department of Islamic Studies, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Islamic Republic of Iran, 6Clinical Research

Development Center of Imam Khomeini Hospital, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam, Iran

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Masoumeh Otaghi1, Forouzan Kavarizadeh2 , Mohsen Nikvand3 , Ali Khorshidi4,6, Seyed Rahmatollah Mousavimoghadam5. (2020). Investigation the Abuse of Family with Rural Elderly in ilam in 2019. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 2357-2360. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10787