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  • Foreign Accent Syndromesby Jack Ryalls; Nick Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS). Through a combination of personal testimony... more...

  • Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Courseby Brian Schiff

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    This volume reflects on the place of narrative interpretation in life course developmental theory. Featuring exciting chapters by the leading figures in narrative psychology, it provides insights on the narrative character in early childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, midlife, and old age. Read together, the chapters form a comprehensive... more...

  • Building Resistance to Stress and Agingby Richard A Dienstbier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    The toughness model proposed in this book incorporates psychological research and neuroscience to explain how a variety of toughening activities - ranging from confronting mental and physical challenges to meditation - sustain our brains and bodies, and ultimately build our mental and psychological capacities degenerated by stress and by aging. more...

  • Building Resistance to Stress and Agingby Richard A Dienstbier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    The toughness model proposed in this book incorporates psychological research and neuroscience to explain how a variety of toughening activities - ranging from confronting mental and physical challenges to meditation - sustain our brains and bodies, and ultimately build our mental and psychological capacities degenerated by stress and by aging. more...

  • Handbook of Death and Dyingby Clifton D. (Dow) Bryant

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 424.00

    Dying is a social as well as physiological phenomenon. Each society characterizes and, consequently, treats death and dying in its own individual ways?ways that differ markedly. These particular patterns of death and dying engender modal cultural responses, and such institutionalized behavior has familiar, economical, educational, religious,... more...

  • Worlds of Differenceby Eleanor Palo Stoller; Rose Campbell Gibson

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 86.00

    The ideal supplement for your introductory aging or social gerontology courses, WORLDS OF DIFFERENCE, THIRD EDITION, is the only book for undergraduates that addresses the diversity of aging experiences in society by race, gender and social class. "The virtue of this book is that it makes a multicultural, systems of inequality approach to the study... more...

  • Family Caregiving in the New Normalby Joseph Gaugler; Robert L. Kane

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Family Caregiving in the New Normal discusses how the drastic economic changes that have occurred over the past few years have precipitated a new conversation on how family care for older adults will evolve in the future. This text summarizes the challenges and potential solutions scientists, policy makers, and clinical providers must address... more...

  • Una madre a todo dar aumenta la autoestimaby Vîctor Ramîrez Mota

    Pauline Books and Media 2015; US$ 3.50

    Una ?madre a todo dar?, significa que no debe lastimar a sus hijos ni física ni mentalmente, pero eso no significa que no le debe llamar la atención, y he aquí lo importante el conocer cómo llamarles la atención y como no lastimar su autoestima, sino elevársela. Mantener el equilibrio entre la libertad y las prohibiciones. Además de una madre a todo... more...

  • Life-span Developmentby Leonie Sugarman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    This thorough revision of the highly successful first edition of Life-Span Development offers the reader a wide-ranging and thought provoking account of human development throughout the lifespan. The lifespan approach emphasises that development does not stop when we cease to be adolescents but goes on throughout adulthood and into old age. In... more...

  • Growing Points in Developmental Scienceby Willard W. Hartup; Rainer K. Silbereisen

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 140.00

    Growing Points in Developmental Science is an ISSBD publication based on the millennium symposia papers published in the International Journal of Behavioral Development in 2000. This collection of overview chapters summarises the state of the art and the way forward for this discipline. Experienced researchers as well as younger, cutting-edge scientists... more...