Aggressive behavior in institutionalized elders: A theoretical framework

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Abstract

This review article explores current research on aggression in institutionc ized elders and proposes a theoretical framework for use by caregivers. The relationships of brain dysfunction, past behaviors, social networks and environmental triggers to the expression of aggression a te discussed. The framework can be used to generate research hypothesis, or as a guide for assessing rise factors associated with these behaviors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-29
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1995

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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