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  • Heart of Development, V. 1by Gordon Wheeler; Mark McConville

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In these groundbreaking new collections, the reader will find an exciting, boad-ranging selection of work showing an array of applications of the Gestalt model to working with children, adolescents, and their families and worlds.  From the theoretical to the hands-on, and from the clinical office or playroom to family settings, schools, institutions,... more...

  • Care-Giving in Dementiaby Gemma M. M. Jones; Bere M. L. Miesen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    A practical book for practical people, Care-Giving in Dementia integrates neurobiological information about dementia with specific developments in care-giving. Multi-disciplinary and multi-professional in its approach, it emphasizes the variety of techniques that can be used effectively in caring for persons with dementia. more...

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

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 9.60

    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...

  • Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditionsby Wenn Lawson; Carol Povey

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults with autism through lifestyle changes as well as physical and sensory challenges post-retirement. 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...

  • A Time to Liveby Robert Raines

    Penguin Publishing Group 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...

  • 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$ 123.95

    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 and practical... more...

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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 46.95

    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...