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Law enforcement req

Reports of suspected elder abuse

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Second method in USA male/female

Hanging/Poisoning

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What injury at 6 months or older should eval for child abuse

Protected flesh areas, oddly shaped wound, scald burns, limbs not being used by child, intoxication or drugged, or fearful children, malnourished, disregard of needs

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What living situation is always a risk factor?

Living alone

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Suicide risk factor - Age

Male >85 Yo is at highest risk

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Emotional elder abuse

Nonverbal / Verbal

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Integration Phase

W/in several months Can be extended if loved one committed suicide Hallmarks of healing

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Inspect children even if there is

Domestic violence issue at home, or substance abuse of parents

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Hallmarks of healing

Ability to recognize they have grieved To be able to think of the deceased with equanimity Return to work / rexperience pleasure

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All Suicide risk factors

Living status Age Military servi

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There is no data that screening reduces mortality (T/F)

T

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Tell tale elder abuse signs

Unexplained withdrawal from activites Unusual depression Sudden financial changes (exploited)

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Assessing suicide risk is based upon

Risk factors

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Suicide risk factor - Living status

Never married > widowed> seperated/divorced> married w/out children> married with children

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Gambling behavior is not better explained by

Manic episode

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Bereavement

The situation in which someone who is close dies (rather than the reaction to that loss)

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Sexual abuse in children normal findings means that

It does not mean nothing happened

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Functional Consequences of Lack of Treatment

By 13 months (smoking, eating, depression, high BP) By 25 months (CVD/Neoplasms) Higher rates of suicide ideation

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Persistent Complex Bereavement
Disorder: Treatment

1st - CBT (loss-restoration) 2nd - Re-eval other psych conditions No drugs

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USA ER Suicide treatment stat

Is 650,000

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Complicated grief overview

Feelings, Thoughts, Responses, general health

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Two phases of grief

Acute Phase Integration Phase

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Grief

Grief is the natural response (including thoughts,
feelings, behaviors, and physiologic reactions) to
bereavement.

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USA/world suicide rate

Is 37000/million

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What injury at 0-6 months should eval for child abuse

Any injury

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Elder abuse types

Physical / Emotional

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Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder

>12months & 6 or more Unresolved grief/loss processess (Stuck) S&S continue months/years

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First method of suicide in the USA

Firearms (57%)

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First responder to Elder abuse is

Adult protective services then other protective services

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Suicide protective factors

Social support/family connectedness, Pregnancy, Parenthood,

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Complicated grief

Is failure to resolve from integrative phase of grief