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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Depression in Later Lifeby Deborah Serani

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Depression is often misdiagnosed or missed entirely in the elderly; people often think it?s a ?normal? response to the aging process. But this is not the case, and Serani offers a compassionate and practical guide to understanding, identifying, and treating depression for anyone suffering or who knows someone suffering with this common disorder.... more...

  • A Psychiatrist's Guide to Successful Retirement and Agingby H Michael Zal

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Baby Boomers are getting older and retiring in staggering numbers. They are also living longer than previous generations, so retirement can span decades. In this book, a seasoned psychiatrist addresses some of the major concerns retirees have about their emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical well-being as they age during retirement. more...

  • Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learnersby Tess Maginess

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A Co-research Paradigm examines how lifelong learning, becoming wise, and sharing wisdom are integrally linked to older people?s wellbeing. The book highlights appropriate learning styles and pedagogies for older people, including research models emphasising participation, and offers recommendations... more...

  • The Warmth of the Heart Prevents Your Body from Rustingby Marie de Hennezel

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 10.93

    In this eloquent meditation on ageing, Marie de Hennezel guides us through a true ?art of growing old?. She recalls her encounters as a clinical psychologist with extraordinary people who 'grow old gracefully? ? and through her experience shows us how to make the most of this time in our lives, to avoid depression and to stay happy. She believes that... more...

  • Rejuvenileby Christopher Noxon

    Crown/Archetype 2006; US$ 13.95

    Once upon a time, boys and girls grew up and set aside childish things. Nowadays, moms and dads skateboard alongside their kids and download the latest pop-song ringtones. Captains of industry pose for the cover of BusinessWeek holding Super Soakers. The average age of video game players is twenty-nine and rising. Top chefs develop recipes for Easy-Bake... more...

  • Aging and Biographyby PhD Gary Kenyon; PhD James E. Birren; PhD Jan-Erik Ruth; PhD Johannes J.F. Schroots; PhD Torbjorn Svensson

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 109.99

    Personal life narratives can serve as a rich source of new insights into the experience of human aging. In this comp;rehensive volume, an international team of editors and contributors provide effective approaches to using biography to enhance our understanding of adult development. In addition to providing new theoretical aspects on aging and biography,... more...

  • Dying, Death, and Bereavementby Lewis R. Aiken

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 54.95

    This book is a brief but comprehensive survey of research, writings, and professional practices concerned with death and dying. It is interdisciplinary and eclectic--medical, psychological, religious, philosophical, artistic, demographics, bereavement, and widowhood are all considered--but with an emphasis on psychological aspects. A variety of viewpoints... more...

  • Valuing Older Peopleby Elspeth Stirling

    Wiley 2010; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89

    This book examines the growing importance of positive psychology and its connection to later life. Applies Social Role Valorisation (SVR) principles to care of older people, particularly those with seriously disabling conditions such as dementia, stroke, and multiple health problems Provides a comprehensive body of positive principles... more...

  • Aging and Mental Healthby Daniel L. Segal; Sara Honn Qualls; Michael A. Smyer

    Wiley 2010; US$ 47.95 US$ 41.56

    This fully revised and updated second edition provides a complete introduction to aging and mental health for psychology students taking courses in aging as well as for academics and practitioners working in the field of gerontology. Offers a comprehensive review of models of mental health and mental illness, along with their implications for treatment... more...

  • Psychotherapy with Older Menby Tammi Vacha-Haase; Stephen R. Wester; Heidi Fowell Christianson

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95

    Growing older can be a time of great joy and satisfaction for men as they look back on their accomplishments and gain more free time, but it can also be a challenging and distressing experience, especially for those men raised with the very traditional notions of what it means to be a "real man." This book will help practitioners working with older... more...