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The making of a self-neglect severity scale.

Authors
  • 1
  • 1 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical School--Houston, Harris County Hospital District, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of elder abuse & neglect
Publication Date
Volume
18
Issue
4
Pages
13–23
Identifiers
PMID: 17972656
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

The CREST SSS was developed as a state scale to provide a common language for describing cases of self-neglect. It is the first self-neglect severity scale available to researchers. If found to be both reliable and valid, it may be used in future intervention studies.

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