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Program NameConsortium for Research in Elder Self-Neglect (CREST)
Program SummaryWill address issue of self-neglect by establishing a case definition for self-neglect, describe symptoms exhibited by self-neglectors, and develop models to explain relationships among physical, cognitive and socioeconomic factors.
Agencies and Organizations InvolvedTX Elder Abuse and Mistreatment Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Harris County Hospital District Geriatrics Program, University of Houston School of Social Work, University of TX Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing and Public Health
Funding SourceNational Institutes of Health
Funding Level$1.7 million grant over three years
Program EstablishedEst. 2004, three year grant
Materials AvailableNone
Program Contact NameDr. Barbara Reilley
Contact Phone Numberph. 713/873-4687, fax 713/873-4693
ContactEmail[email protected]

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