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Adulthood & Aging

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  • 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...

  • Sod Seventy!by Muir Gray; David Mostyn

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99

    Many of the problems older people suffer from have, as their underlying cause, a fundamental loss of fitness. Others are caused by preventable diseases (with these even being preventable after the age of seventy) and, broadly speaking, from the wrong approach to life, influenced by negative social pressures. This book ? uniquely targeted at the 60?75... more...

  • Menopauseby Rosemary Leonard

    Orion 2017; US$ 18.99

    The essential guide for women approaching or experiencing menopause from women's health expert, Dr Rosemary Leonard. In this definitive guide, Dr Rosemary Leonard debunks some of the myths surrounding the menopause, including why 'perimenopause' is a layman's term, and the pros and cons of HRT. Rosemary discusses the best approaches to the menopause... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 444.00 US$ 408.50

    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, and... more...

  • Worlds of Differenceby Eleanor Palo Stoller; Rose Campbell Gibson

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 94.00 US$ 86.50

    This collection of readings presents a variety of perspectives on ageing from different communities across the United States: Native American, Puerto Rican, African American, the elderly homeless, white working class, gay and Mexican amongst many others. The readings cover topics such as: life course; social and psychological contexts of ageing; paid... more...

  • Self and Meaning in the Lives of Older Peopleby Peter G. Coleman; Christine Ivani-Chalian; Maureen Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    A longitudinal study of how older people maintain a sense of self and meaning despite the losses associated with ageing. 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...

  • 101 Ageing Quotesby James Alexander

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 2.99

    A light-hearted look at the ageing process. 101 quotes from actors, writers, comedians, philosophers, etc. more...

  • Recovering The Selfby Ernest Dempsey; Bernie Siegel

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2012; US$ 5.95

    Recovering the Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (Vol. IV, No. 4) November 2012 Recovering The Self is a quarterly journal which explores the themes of recovery and healing through the lenses of poetry, memoir, opinion, essays, fiction, humor, art, media reviews and psychoeducation. Contributors to RTS Journal come from more...

  • Recovering The Selfby Ernest Dempsey; Victor R. Volkman

    Loving Healing Press Inc 2012; US$ 5.95

    Recovering the Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (Vol. IV, No. 3) July 2012 Recovering The Self is a quarterly journal which explores the themes of recovery and healing through the lenses of poetry, memoir, opinion, essays, fiction, humor, art, media reviews and psychoeducation. Contributors to RTS Journal come from arou more...