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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Introduction to Agingby Judith A. Sugar; Robert Riekse; Henry Holstege

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 75.00

    This new textbook creates a paradigm shift with a very practical approach to problem solving. Aging is an asset. Its focus on well care rather than just sick care by understanding physical fitness, sexual fitness, consumer fitness, nutritional fitness and social fitness among others, all point to aging as an asset leading to civic fitness and the potential... more...

  • Death of a Parentby Debra Umberson

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00

    Reveals the remarkable change in our sense of self following the loss of a parent. more...

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Older Adultsby Kristen H. Sorocco; Sean Lauderdale

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 75.00

    A one-stop resource for core discipline practitioners who provide mental health services to the geriatric population, Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Older Adults presents strategies for integrating cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skills and therapies into various healthcare settings for aging patients. Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Older Adults... more...

  • The Handbook of Life-Span Developmentby Richard M. Lerner; Willis F. Overton

    Wiley 2010; US$ 165.00

    In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes.  The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 1: Cognition, Biology, and Methods  presents... more...

  • Aging and Older Adulthoodby Joan T. Erber

    Wiley 2012; US$ 83.95

    The third edition of this essential text has been updated and expanded with new material that reflects the most recent developments in the field, and explores our current understanding of a broad range of topics related to aging and older adulthood. Fresh edition includes  updated content such as revised case histories and reworked material on... more...

  • The Psychology of Retirementby Derek Milne

    Wiley 2012; US$ 31.95

    The Psychology of Retirement is the first self-help guide to retirement based on highly proven psychological coping strategies. Provides the most comprehensive and coherent account of the challenges of retirement and the associated aging process Represents the culmination of over 30 years of clinical, teaching and research involvement in the... more...

  • Family Systems and Life-span Developmentby Kurt Kreppner; Richard M. Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00

    This interdisciplinary volume presents international research and theories focusing on the development of the individual across the life span. Centering on "family" as the key context influencing, and being influenced by the developing person, the contributors to this volume discuss an array of theoretical models, methodological strategies, and substantive... more...

  • Social Structure and Agingby K. Warner Schaie; Carmi Schooler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00

    This volume presents a systematic examination of the impact of social structures on individual behaviors and on their development in adulthood and old age. These papers and responses attempt to improve the reciprocal relationship between changes in social macro- and micro-structures and the process of psychological development in relation to issues... more...

  • Age Structuring in Comparative Perspectiveby David I. Kertzer; K. Warner Schaie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00

    This volume studies age as a basis for social organization by uniting research from the social science disciplines while implementing both cross-cultural and historical perspectives. The contributors, a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, advance our understanding of age structuring by relating the changing societal level processes and... more...

  • Assessment of Biological Mechanisms Across the Life Spanby Lisabeth F. DiLalla; Stephanie M. Clancy Dollinger; Stephanie MC Dollinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.00

    Based on the First Biannual Lifespan Development Conference, this volume offers a multidisciplinary and multidimensional approach to the study of lifespan development in the areas of neuropsychology, cognition, behavior genetics, and perception. The objective of the conference was to provide a lively forum for the discussion of issues related to lifespan... more...