K A Roberto

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Intimate partner violence in late life: an analysis of national news reports
    Karen A Roberto
    a Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    J Elder Abuse Negl 25:230-41. 2013
  2. pmc Violence against rural older women: promoting community awareness and action
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Australas J Ageing 32:2-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Research on persistent pain in late life: current topics and challenges
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginial Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Women Aging 19:5-19. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual abuse of vulnerable young and old men
    Karen A Roberto
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:1009-23. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Challenges to older women's sense of self in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Health Care Women Int 31:981-96. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Older women's experiences with multiple health conditions: daily challenges and care practices
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, Virginia
    Health Care Women Int 26:672-92. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Family triad perceptions of mild cognitive impairment
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology 0426, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:756-68. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Older women who experience mistreatment:circumstances and outcomes
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 24061 0426, USA
    J Women Aging 16:3-16. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Older women's experiences with chronic pain: daily challenges and self-care practices
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology 0426, 237 Wallace Hall, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Women Aging 14:5-23. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint The meaning of osteoporosis in the lives of rural older women
    K A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    Health Care Women Int 22:599-611. 2001

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Publications20

  1. pmc Intimate partner violence in late life: an analysis of national news reports
    Karen A Roberto
    a Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    J Elder Abuse Negl 25:230-41. 2013
    ..Caregiving stress and health problems were frequently cited as contributing factors in the cases. Interpreting these findings from a feminist perspective, we suggest implications for practitioners working with older adults...
  2. pmc Violence against rural older women: promoting community awareness and action
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    Australas J Ageing 32:2-7. 2013
    ..To identify opportunities and challenges in promoting community support for rural older women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Research on persistent pain in late life: current topics and challenges
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginial Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Women Aging 19:5-19. 2007
    ..Understanding of pain in late life is hindered by study samples that lack diversity, treatment approaches that are narrowly focused, and a lack of attention to quality of life issues...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sexual abuse of vulnerable young and old men
    Karen A Roberto
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA, USA
    J Interpers Violence 22:1009-23. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Challenges to older women's sense of self in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Health Care Women Int 31:981-96. 2010
    ..Follow-up data gathered several months after the initial interviews from 21 of the older women indicated that feelings of displacement persisted as they dealt with health concerns, found a place to live, and managed family roles...
  6. ncbi request reprint Older women's experiences with multiple health conditions: daily challenges and care practices
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, Virginia
    Health Care Women Int 26:672-92. 2005
    ..Appreciative of support from family members, at times the women received more help and advice than they preferred...
  7. doi request reprint Family triad perceptions of mild cognitive impairment
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology 0426, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 66:756-68. 2011
    ..We also investigated contextual conditions associated with perceptions of family dynamics and relationships...
  8. ncbi request reprint Older women who experience mistreatment:circumstances and outcomes
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 24061 0426, USA
    J Women Aging 16:3-16. 2004
    ..Most cases were not prosecuted, and the majority of women remain at risk for further abuse. Implications of these data for future research and practice are discussed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Older women's experiences with chronic pain: daily challenges and self-care practices
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology 0426, 237 Wallace Hall, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Women Aging 14:5-23. 2002
    ..Varied acceptance by social network members added to the challenge of adjusting to complications associated with pain. Self-care practices that supported independence contributed to women's perceived success in daily functioning...
  10. ncbi request reprint The meaning of osteoporosis in the lives of rural older women
    K A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg 24061, USA
    Health Care Women Int 22:599-611. 2001
    ..The disease caused many of the women to reassess their own self-concept and decrease their participation in valued social activities. Maintaining independence was an ongoing concern...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sexual abuse of vulnerable young and old women: a comparative analysis of circumstances and outcomes
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Violence Against Women 11:473-504. 2005
    ..Perpetrators were prosecuted and convicted in six cases. About 12% of the women continued to be at risk of further sexual abuse...
  12. doi request reprint Care partner responses to the onset of mild cognitive impairment
    Rosemary Blieszner
    Center for Gerontology 0426, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Gerontologist 50:11-22. 2010
    ..We examined characteristics, responses, and psychological well-being of care partners who support and assist older adults recently diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  13. doi request reprint Older women with cardiovascular disease: perceptions of initial experiences and long-term influences on daily life
    Erica K Husser
    Center for Gerontology and doctoral candidate in the Department of Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Women Aging 21:3-18. 2009
    ..Postrecovery, 62% of women perceived their heart disease as influencing change in their daily lives. The influence of CVD varied depending on how congruent behavior changes were with their sense of self...
  14. ncbi request reprint Care practices and quality of life of rural older women with osteoporosis
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:295-301. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain in later life women: issues and challenges from the research literature
    Karen A Roberto
    Center for Gerontology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, State University in Blacksburg, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:97-9. 2002
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of depressive symptoms among rural older Australians and Americans
    Laurie Buys
    Institute for Sustainable Resources, Queensland University of Technology, Carseldine, Queensland, Canada
    Aust J Rural Health 16:33-9. 2008
    ..To examine the predictors of depressive symptoms among older married rural Australian and American men and women, using comparable measures from two separate studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sexual abuse of older adults: APS cases and outcomes
    Pamela B Teaster
    Gerontology and Public Health, 306 Health Sciences Building, 900 S Limestone, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0200, USA
    Gerontologist 44:788-96. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a profile of sexual abuse cases among adults aged 60 and older receiving attention from Adult Protective Services units in Virginia over a 5-year period...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assuring quality care: exploring strategies of Medicaid E&D Waiver providers
    Nancy Brossoie
    Home Health Care Serv Q 24:81-101. 2005
    ..Discussion focuses on the strengths of using multiple approaches and on increasing provider awareness of complementary QA strategies and reducing the reliance on staff report as a major QA strategy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Elderly and disabled waiver services: important dimensions of personal care from the client's perspective
    Anne P Glass
    Gerontology Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 5775, USA
    Home Health Care Serv Q 24:59-77. 2005
    ..Eight important dimensions were identified, including having aides who are reliable, honest, easy to be around, and who possess a good knowledge base...
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessing the stability of values and health care preferences of older adults: A long-term comparison
    Vicki C Martin
    James Madison University, Department of Nursing, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:23-31; quiz 32-3. 2006
    ..Stability also was noted in the values selected by participants. Four of the top five values selected at the initial interview also were selected 7 years later...