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Adulthood & Aging

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 12.98

    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...

  • 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$ 34.95

    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; US$ 15.98

    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...

  • 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...