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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Watermelon Magicby Wally Amos; Stu Glauberman; Jack Canfield

    Atria Books/Beyond Words 2011; US$ 11.95

    Watermelon Magic is talk from the soul using watermelons as a metaphor for life. Watermelons symbolize the slurpy happiness of life for Wally Amos (formerly known as ?Famous Amos?). From his life experiences, Wally sees many parallels between humans and watermelons. Just as the vine connects watermelons and the umbilical cord connects mother and... more...

  • The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Agingby Susan Krauss Whitbourne; Martin J Sliwinski

    Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95

    This exceptional collection draws on the most recent demographic data and combines classic research with cutting-edge approaches to provide an invaluable overview of the developmental psychology of the adult years. Covers a wide range of topics within adult development and aging, from theoretical perspectives to specific content areas Includes... more...

  • 101 Ageing Quotesby James Alexander

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 2.99

    A light-hearted look at the ageing process. 101 quotes from actors, writers, comedians, philosophers, etc. more...

  • Against My Better Judgmentby John Phd Dececco

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Against My Better Judgment: An Intimate Memoir of an Eminent Gay Psychologist is an extraordinary and moving account of the life of a gay man in his late 60s after he loses his companion of 40 years to cancer. A leading professor of psychology at Harvard University, Roger Brown bravely comes forth with his compelling story of grief, loneliness, and... 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...

  • 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...

  • Aging and Older Adulthoodby Joan T. Erber

    Wiley 2011; US$ 86.95

    Updated and substantially revised, the second edition of Aging and Older Adulthood reflects the most current scientific research and theoretical foundations that contribute to our understanding of aging and older adulthood. Updated content and references include recent neurological findings on brain structure and functioning as well as factors... more...

  • Altern mit geistiger Behinderungby Meindert Haveman; Reinhilde Stöppler

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 24.59

    Dieses Buch stellt ein umfassendes Kompendium relevanter Aspekte in der Arbeit mit älteren Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung dar. Vor dem Hintergrund der Zunahme dieser Personengruppe ergibt sich für die gerontologisch-psychologische, die pädagogische sowie die medizinische Forschung und Praxis die Notwendigkeit, sich auf ältere Menschen mit geistiger... more...

  • Building Resistance to Stress and Agingby Richard A Dienstbier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    The toughness model proposed in this book incorporates psychological research and neuroscience to explain how a variety of toughening activities - ranging from confronting mental and physical challenges to meditation - sustain our brains and bodies, and ultimately build our mental and psychological capacities degenerated by stress and by aging. more...

  • Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's Diseaseby Elizabeth T Hall; Harold G Koenig

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 27.95

    Clarify your thinking on an issue that can tear families apart! Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer?s Disease: A Christian Perspective is the touching story of a woman?s daily struggles as a caregiver to her mother who suffers from Alzheimer?s disease. You?ll learn how God?s presence in her life has helped her. You will also find practical day-to-day... more...