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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Depression in Later Lifeby Deborah Serani

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Depression is often misdiagnosed or missed entirely in the elderly; people often think it?s a ?normal? response to the aging process. But this is not the case, and Serani offers a compassionate and practical guide to understanding, identifying, and treating depression for anyone suffering or who knows someone suffering with this common disorder.... more...

  • A Psychiatrist's Guide to Successful Retirement and Agingby H Michael Zal

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    Baby Boomers are getting older and retiring in staggering numbers. They are also living longer than previous generations, so retirement can span decades. In this book, a seasoned psychiatrist addresses some of the major concerns retirees have about their emotional, mental, spiritual, and physical well-being as they age during retirement. more...

  • Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learnersby Tess Maginess

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Enhancing the Wellbeing and Wisdom of Older Learners: A Co-research Paradigm examines how lifelong learning, becoming wise, and sharing wisdom are integrally linked to older people?s wellbeing. The book highlights appropriate learning styles and pedagogies for older people, including research models emphasising participation, and offers recommendations... more...

  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Agingby Roberto Cabeza; Lars Nyberg; Denise C. Park

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 134.99

    This second edition of the popular Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging provides up-to-date coverage of the most fundamental topics in this discipline. It accessibly and comprehensively reviews the neural mechanisms of cognitive aging appropriate to both professionals and students in a variety of domains, including psychology, neuroscience, neuropsychology,... more...

  • Mind the Gapby Graeme Codrington

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2012; US$ 13.58

    The way you parent, the clothes you buy, your relationships with your boss and your daughter, your attitude to money and sex, are, to an extraordinary extent, defined by the era into which you were born. Parents, the church, teachers and employers think they understand youngsters because they, too, were young once. But adults no longer live in the... 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...

  • Total Memory Workoutby Cynthia R. Green

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    How to remember what you don't want to forget. Frustrated by your forgetfulness? Don't be. Memory lapses aren't necessarily a sign of age -- more often they are a sign of the times, as we're all inundated with important information to remember, from PINs and cell phone numbers to children's schedules and crucial business facts. Dr. Cynthia Green,... more...

  • Dying, Death, and Bereavementby Lewis R. Aiken

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • If I Live to Be 100by Neenah Ellis

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 14.00

    Neenah Ellis's New York Times bestselling If I Live to Be 100 takes us inside the world of the very old and invites us to learn from them the art of living well for an exceptionally long period of time. Their stories add up to a course in living, with lessons and inspiration for all of us. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Valuing Older Peopleby Elspeth Stirling

    Wiley 2010; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89

    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...