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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Aging in Rural Placesby Kristina Hash; Elaine Jurkowski; John Krout

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on the problems facing rural elders and on the professional practices that serve this population. This text fills... more...

  • Aging and Older Adulthoodby Joan T. Erber

    Wiley 2012; US$ 82.95

    The third edition of this essential text has been updated and expanded with new material that reflects the most recent developments in the field, and explores our current understanding of a broad range of topics related to aging and older adulthood. Fresh edition includes  updated content such as revised case histories and reworked material... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychologyby Nancy A. Pachana; Ken Laidlaw

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 194.99

    Throughout the world, the population of older adults continues to grow. The rise in geriatric populations has seen an increase in research on clinical diagnostic, assessment, and treatment issues aimed at this population. Clinical geropsychologists have increased their interest both in providing mental health services as well as developing approaches... more...

  • Do Not Go Quietlyby George Cappannelli; Sedena Cappannelli

    Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 14.95

    Winner of9 national book awards, Do Not Go Quietly is an inspiring call to action and guide to a life of grater meaning, consciousness, and passion for those ""who weren't born yesterday""—GenXers, Boomers, and Elders. It aslo speaks honestly and eloquently to those under 40 who want to better naviage the path ahead and... more...

  • The Elderly Uncooperative Patientby T.L. Brink

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00

    An invaluable resource for the mental health professional who must deal with the uncooperative and difficult elderly patient. 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...

  • Great Myths of Agingby Joan T. Erber; Lenore T. Szuchman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    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... more...

  • Singles im mittleren und höheren Erwachsenenalterby Stephan Baas; Marina Schmitt; Hans-Werner Wahl

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 22.41

    Die zunehmende Individualisierung wird voraussichtlich zu einem deutlichen Anstieg von Singles im mittleren und höheren Lebensalter führen. Das Buch, dem eine von der Bertelsmann Stiftung geförderte Forschungsarbeit zugrundeliegt, bietet einen Überblick zu definitorischen und quantitativen Aspekten, zur sozialen Einbindung, zu Persönlichkeit und Werten,... more...

  • Altern im Wandelby Andreas Motel-Klingebiel; Susanne Wurm; Clemens Tesch-Römer

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 31.58

    Wie Menschen älter werden, wie lange sie leben und wie sich ihr Leben im Alter gestaltet, wird durch soziale und gesellschaftliche Bedingungen beeinflusst. Diese Bedingungen ändern sich über die Zeit und bilden den Hintergrund für einen Wandel der späteren Lebensphasen. Zu den Entwicklungen der letzten Jahrzehnte zählen eine gestiegene Lebenserwartung,... more...