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  • On Being Oldby Graham Stokes.; Graham Stokes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Parental Developmentby Jack Demick; Krisanne Bursik; Rosemarie DiBiase

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This volume seeks to identify and define the parameters of a relatively new problem area -- parental development. Drawing on the grand developmental theories of Sigmund Freud, Lawrence Kohlberg, Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Heinz Werner, and their descendants, this book has the potential to generate an area of common concern for those interested in either... more...

  • Promoting Cognitive Growth Over the Life Spanby Milton Schwebel; Nancy S. Fagley; Charles A. Maher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book introduces special programs designed to enhance thinking and problem solving at the preschool, elementary, secondary, college, and graduate levels, as well as proven instructional methods to aid the elderly in retaining or regaining essential mental skills. The volume also considers difficult problems confronting psychology, including such... more...

  • Psychological Therapies with Older Peopleby Jason Hepple; Jane Pearce; Philip Wilkinson

    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...

  • The Psychology of Retirementby Derek Milne

    Wiley 2012; US$ 31.95

    The Psychology of Retirement is the first self-help guide to retirement based on highly proven psychological coping strategies. Provides the most comprehensive and coherent account of the challenges of retirement and the associated aging process Represents the culmination of over 30 years of clinical, teaching and research involvement in the... more...

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

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 20.81

    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...

  • Social Structure and Agingby K. Warner Schaie; Carmi Schooler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This volume presents a systematic examination of the impact of social structures on individual behaviors and on their development in adulthood and old age. These papers and responses attempt to improve the reciprocal relationship between changes in social macro- and micro-structures and the process of psychological development in relation to issues... more...

  • Stepfamiliesby Alan Booth; Judy Dunn; Judith F. Dunn

    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...

  • Still Growingby Donald Capps

    The Lutterworth Press 2015; US$ 19.50

    The later-adult years are commonly viewed as a period in which one struggles to maintain a vestige of the physical, mental, and emotional vitality of one’s earlier years. In 'Still Growing', however, Donald Capps shows that older adulthood is actually a period of growth and development, and that a central feature of this growth and development... more...

  • Therapeutic Interventions for the Person With Dementiaby Ellen D Taira

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 80.00

    This pioneering volume taps the resources and skills of top rehabilitation professionals and applies them to the person with Alzheimer?s disease and other related dementias. more...