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- Springer Publishing Company 2000; US$ 90.00
The study of "the end of life" has become a major focus on medicine, the social sciences, ethics, and religion. This volume brings together the latest research on issues around death and dying, life's attributes as it nears death, planning and preparation for death, and care and intervetion-related issues. This evidence-based finding... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1989; US$ 102.00
- Springer Publishing Company 1993; US$ 90.00
During the past few decades, the dramatic social changes with regard to our aging population and changes in the family unit have made both demographic and socioeconomic consequences, as well as an effect on matters of social policy. The prestigious editors, George L. Maddox and M. Powell Lawton, have assembled an impressive group of expert contributors... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1988; US$ 90.00
This volume of the Annual Review focuses attention precisely on teh neglected documentation and explaination of heterogeneity of how people grow older within society. THe society of special interest is the United States in relatively recent decades, although some of the chapters include istructive comparisons with other societies. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1994; US$ 90.00
This volume evaluates a range of assessment measures with regard to older adults. The expert contributors address topics such as assessment of health, functional disability (ADLs), mental agility, aging and personality, depression, and pain. While the instruments themselves are readily available from other sources, this book discusses the suitability,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1985; US$ 102.00
Now entering its second decade of publication, this landmark series draws together and critically reviews all the existing research in specific areas of nursing practice, nursing care delivery, nursing education, and the profession of nursing. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1992; US$ 90.00
This edition of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics brings together, in one convenient volume, the results of many of the studies supported by the Hartford Foundation. The first two chapters of this volume set the stage for the specific research reports that follow. In the first chapter, Burke, Jolson, Goetsch, and Ahronheim review current... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1996; US$ 90.00
The contributors to this volume provide an overview of each component of the acute and long-term care service continuum, including managed health care, subacute care, nursing homes, community care case management, and private case management. This volume is one of the first efforts to place these varied approaches side-by-side, highlighting the gaps... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1997; US$ 90.00
In this timely volume, prestigious contributors incorporate new knowledge from general psychology into a more comprehensive and accessible view of emotion in adult development and aging. The first chapter sets the stage by providing an overview of emotion across the entire life-span. Subsequent chapters examine and consider thought-provoking themes... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 1998; US$ 90.00
Focuses on behavioral and pharmacologic interventions for depression, treatments of late-life insomnia, behavior interventions in nursing homes, interventions for incontinence, and home modification interventions. For clinicians and researchers. more...