SEXUAL ASSAULT IN OLD AGE, ESKISEHIR EXPERIENCE


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KARBEYAZ K. , BALCI Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.16, no.1, pp.55-59, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.55-59
  • Keywords: Forensic Medicine, Aged, Rape, POSTTRAUMATIC-STRESS-DISORDER, ABUSE, PREVALENCE

Abstract

Introduction: Increase in elderly population has raised the issue of elderly abuse as well as aging-related chronic diseases. One of these types of abuse is sexual assault although it is rarely encountered. In this study, it was aimed to determine the demographic characteristics and mental status of geriatric cases subjected to sexual assault, and also to highlight the difficulties experienced during both court and diagnosis.