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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 83.99
The fields of psychology of aging and adult development have considered cognitive topics, such as concerns of work and retirement, and issues related to coping and bereavement. Meanwhile, the field of adult learning considers applied perspective topics. This book focuses on the dovetailing of adult development and learning. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 27.95
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...
- 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$ 63.95
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. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 45.95
The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable effects of old age. This much-needed textbook will make it much easier for health professionals ? from psychologists to nurses ? to identify, treat and support the needs of this vulnerable group. more...