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Adulthood & Aging

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  • A Time to Liveby Robert Raines

    Penguin Group US 1998; US$ 14.00

    In A Time To Live , Robert Raines explores the spiritual and emotional dimensions of what can be the most rewarding time of life. Drawing on his experiences as an ordained minister and as director of a non-denominational retreat center focusing on issues of personal growth, Raines delineates the important passages we must all make from our middle... more...

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

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 95.00

    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...

  • Valuing Older Peopleby Elspeth Stirling

    Wiley 2010; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciencesby Linda George

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 102.95

    The Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, 7e, summarizes the research literature on the social aspects of aging. The 7e will have 88% new material and authors with 25 chapters: 22 of the chapters will be on completely new topics. Separated into four sections, the fully revised handbook will cover theory and methods, aging and social structure,... 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...

  • Psychologie clinique de la personne âgéeby Philippe Cappeliez; Philippe Landreville; Jean Vézina

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2000; US$ 26.99

    Plusieurs personnes âgées sont aux prises avec des problèmes psychologiques et troubles de santé mentale qui entraînent une perte d?autonomie et de la dégradation de la qualité de vie et qui imposent de lourdes charges à leurs proches et à la société. La psychologie offre un éclairage sur l?origine de ces problèmes et propose des solutions éprouvés.... more...

  • Human Givens Therapy with Adolescentsby Yvonne Yates

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95

    This resource offers an essential insight into the emotional well-being of adolescents and a detailed overview of the Human Givens approach. The book provides useful assessment tools and practical interventions, all supported by photocopiable materials that include question sheets for the client and record charts for the practitioner. more...

  • Playing Friendsby Marilyn Duckworth

    Random House New Zealand 2010; US$ 20.74

    Lively, pertinent and honest about the realities of growing older, this thoroughly engaging novel is impossible to put down. Fifty-nine and widowed, with not much money coming in and not many friends, Clarice decides to buy a flat with Una, an acquaintance from her school days. The perfect solution? Not exactly. Una comes complete with sixteen-year-old... more...

  • Is It Too Late?by Gabriele Junkers

    Karnac Books 2006; US$ 33.95

    This book brings together a selection of classic psychoanalytical papers related to ageing, dying and death that have appeared in the renowned International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP). Two papers address the analysis of an elderly patient directly and bring the work and the challenges it brings vividly to life. Also explored are such issues as... more...

  • The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brainby Barbara Strauch

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available

    For many years, scientists thought that the human brain simply decayed over time and its dying cells led to memory slips, fuzzy logic, negative thinking, and even depression. But new research from neuroscien tists and psychologists suggests that, in fact, the brain reorganizes, improves in important functions, and even helps us adopt a more optimistic... more...