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- Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95
AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. In Loving Someone Who Has Dementia , Pauline Boss provides research-based advice for people who care for someone with dementia. Nearly half of U.S. citizens over the age of 85 are suffering from some kind of dementia and require care. Loving Someone Who Has Dementia... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 130.00
"This volume is a ground-braking first step in standardizing the psychosocial treatment of adults with ADHD." - Dr Sam Goldstein, University of Utah "I think it is a uniquely valuable guide to how psychological thinking and treatment can be helpful to adults with ADHD - I recommend it to all professionals taking on this work." - Professor Eric Taylor,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 120.00
In recent years, researchers have begun to focus attention on postformal thought--the development of thought in late adolescence and adulthood--questioning Piaget's early terminus of structural development in adolescence. This volume brings together the works of distinguished authors in the field of postformal-operational cognitive, social, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 59.95
Adult education occurs whenever individuals engage in sustained, systematic learning in order to affect changes in their attitudes, knowledge, skills, or belief systems. Learning, instruction, and developmental processes are the primary foci of educational psychology research and theorizing, but educational psychologists' work in these domains has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 23.95
Adulthood is an accessible text which deals with the vital area of adult psychological development. It combines detailed accounts of the main theories and evidence on the psychology of adulthood with thorough discussion and commentary, presented in a concise and friendly form. The book's approach encourages engagement with the main theories of this... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1996; US$ 80.00
In this volume distinguished scholars explore and apply the theoretical models of continuity and discontinuity to their research in adult development. The chapters address the different ways in which continuity is affected by change over the life course, as well as how individuals negotiate and maintain crucial continuities by adaptive change. Topics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 36.99
This book examines the issues and implications that mental health professionals face when dealing with ageing and older adults. The book focuses on the biological, psychological and cultural influences that impact on the work of mental health practitioners who work with this client group. Based on current empirical research and evidence-based... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 67.00
The Third Edition of this popular and widely-used text provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of ageing, exploring the key theories, concepts and methods which the behavioural and social sciences contribute to the subject. A new chapter on cognitive ageing has been added and key themes, such as social protection, retirement, health... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 17.50
Let’s face it: almost everyone fears growing older. We worry about losing our looks, our health, our jobs, our self-esteem—and being supplanted in work and love by younger people. It feels like the natural, inevitable consequence of the passing years, But what if it’s not? What if nearly everything that we think of as the “natural”... more...