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- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
It all starts with your brain: how you think, how you feel, how you interact with others, and how well you succeed in realizing your goals and dreams. When your brain works right, so do you. When it?s out of balance, you feel frustrated, or worse. Yet amid all the advice that bombards us daily about how to keep the rest of our body strong and healthy,... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99
In this witty guide for seekers of all ages, author Henry Alford seeks instant enlightenment through conversations with those who have lived long and lived well. Armed with recent medical evidence that supports the cliche that older people are, indeed, wiser, Alford sets off to interview people over 70--some famous (Phyllis Diller, Harold... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 52.95
Though many factors can influence the likelihood that we remember a past experience, one critical determinant is whether the experience caused us to have an emotional response. Emotional experiences are more likely to be remembered than nonemotional ones, and over the past couple of decades there has been an increased interest in understanding how... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99
Margaret Cruikshank?s Learning to Be Old examines what it means to grow old in America today. The book questions social myths and fears about aging, sickness and the other social roles of the elderly, the over-medicalization of many older people, and ageism. Among texts on aging the book is unique in its clear focus on the differences in aging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This text employs a communication perspective to examine the aging process and the ability of individuals to adapt successfully to aging. It continues the groundbreaking work of the first edition, emphasizing a life-span approach toward understanding the social interaction that occurs during later life. The edition provides a comprehensive update on... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00
Written to appeal to men as well as women, Mature Friendships, Love, and Romance: A Practical Guide to Intimacy for Older Adults is a serious book about love, romance, intimacy, and sexuality, as well as friendship and family. It is about what happens when older adults lack close relationships and about practical ways to address that isolation and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 36.95
The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable consequences of ageing. This textbook will make it much easier for health, social care and third sector workers to identify, treat and support the needs of this population. The book takes an interdisciplinary team approach and sets the scene by looking... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 102.95
The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging has become the definitive reference source for information on the psychology of adult development and aging. It provides comprehensive reviews of research on biological and social influences on behavior and age-related changes in psychological function. The 7e will contain all new material and include an entirely... more...