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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Rejuvenileby Christopher Noxon

    Crown Publishing Group 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 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...

  • Dying, Death, and Bereavementby Lewis R. Aiken

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 73.95

    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$ 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...

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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 45.95

    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...

  • Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciencesby Linda George

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 102.95

    Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Seventh Edition, provides extensive reviews and critical evaluations of research on the social aspects of aging. It also makes available major references and identifies high-priority topics for future research. The book is organized into four parts. Part 1 reviews developments in the field of age and the... 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...

  • Retirementby Morris M. Schnore

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    Dr. Morris Schnore, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., led a very active teaching and research career during his 27 years in the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. He was also very active in a number of professional organizations: Ontario Psychological Association, Canadian and American Psychological Associations, and the Canadian Association... 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...