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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Stepfamilies represent an increasing number of American households and shape the upbringing of countless stepchildren. Despite their prominence in society, our knowledge about these families is very limited. To address this deficit, the editors have drawn together the work of 16 nationally known scholars to deal with four questions: * Marriages... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Working with the needs of patients with Alzheimer?s disease can be a major challenge for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other mental-health professionals. Alzheimer?s wreaks havoc on the patient, and its degenerative nature can create a protracted period of anguish and anxiety for the patient?s family. Dr. Marc Agronin has put his years... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Bringing together professionals from sociology, economics, psychology, and family studies, this volume presents papers from a symposium on child care that sought answers to each of the four questions listed in the table of contents. A lead speaker provided an answer, and discussants had a chance to critique the main presentation and set forth their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00
A new type of childhood is experienced these days by many children in industrial societies that provide child care services. The studies summarized in this book stem from a conceptual model based on an ecological approach to the study of development. The family day care system in Israel is presented as a "case study" for the discussion of issues derived... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Any agenda for family research in the 1990s must take seriously a contextual approach to the study of family relationships. The editors and contributors to this volume believe that the richness in family studies over the next decade will come from considering the diversity of family forms -- different ethnic groups and cultures, different stages of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
Sigmund Freud believed that psychoanalysis (and other forms of therapy) was not suitable for people over 50 years of age. In Psychological Therapies with Older People , the authors demonstrate the value of a range of psychological interventions with older people, showing that it is 'not too late' to help. With an emphasis on practical application,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The goal of this volume is to examine development in middle age from the perspective of baby boomers -- a unique cohort in the United States defined as those individuals born from 1946 to 1962. This is the largest cohort ever to enter middle age in Western society, and they currently represent approximately one-third of the total U.S. population. ... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 25.95 US$ 22.49
Great Myths of Aging looks at the generalizations and stereotypes associated with older people and, with a blend of humor and cutting-edge research, dispels those common myths. Reader-friendly structure breaks myths down into categories such as Body, Mind, and Living Contexts; and looks at myths from ?Older people lose interest in sex? to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.95
Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time. The latest theoretical, methodological, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives. Patrick Rabbitt is a cognitive gerontologist who... more...