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  • Mature Friendships, Love, and Romanceby MORLEY D. GLICKEN

    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...

  • Mental Health and Later Lifeby John Keady; Sue Watts

    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...

  • The Brain Fitness Workoutby Philip Carter

    Kogan Page 2010; US$ 14.99

    The Brain Fitness Workout includes a wide range of puzzles and tests, including different sorts of IQ tests, brain teasers and puzzles involving words, numbers and shapes to boost your brain power and stretch your mind. more...

  • Handbook of the Psychology of Agingby K Warner Schaie; Sherry L. Willis

    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...

  • The Third Chapterby Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99

    In the twenty-first century, a developmental phase of life is emerging as significant and distinct, capturing our interest, engaging our curiosity, and expanding our understanding of human potential and development. Demographers talk about this new chapter in life as characterized by people?between fifty and seventy-five?who are considered ?neither... more...

  • Developmental Regulation in Adulthoodby Jutta Heckhausen

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 46.00

    This 1999 book examines how individuals influence and organize their life course. more...

  • Returning Homeby Jerry M. Burger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 31.99

    The only expectation one can have when returning to visit a childhood home is to be deeply moved in the most unexpected ways. For millions of Americans each year, that journey conjures many emotions, offering a psychological exploration unlike any other. This book describes the experiences of adults who visit a childhood home and the psychology behind... more...

  • Aging, Society, and the Life Courseby Leslie A. Morgan; Suzanne R. Kunkel

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 95.00

    This is a comprehensive textbook for both undergraduate and graduate level courses, detailing the impact of societal forces on the aging process. The book focuses on the diversity of the older population, examining it from micro/macro perspectives in order to understand aging and the life course as social phenomena. This latest edition examines significant... more...

  • In Our Primeby Patricia Cohen

    Scribner 2012; US$ 16.00

    The director behind the Hollywood close-up and the inventor of the ?midlife crisis,? the doctors who promised to restore men?s sexual vigor with monkey gland transplants and the neuroscientists mapping the middle-aged brain, the fashion designers and the feminists: They are all part of the fascinating parade of businessmen, entertainers, scientists,... more...

  • Agewiseby Margaret Morganroth Gullette

    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...