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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Gerontology in the Era of the Third Ageby PhD Dawn C. Carr; PhD (C) Kathrin S. Komp

    Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 94.99

    The "third age" is described as the period in the life course that occurs after retirement but prior to the onset of disability, revealing a period in which individuals have the capacity to remain actively engaged. This book serves as a comprehensive discussion about how the emergence of the third age has changed the way we think about and examine... more...

  • Is It Too Late?by Gabriele Junkers

    Karnac Books 2006; US$ 31.95

    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...

  • Aging and Older Adulthoodby Joan T. Erber

    Wiley 2011; US$ 86.95 US$ 75.36

    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...

  • Longitudinal Data Analysisby Jason Newsom; Richard N. Jones; Scott M. Hofer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides accessible treatment to state-of-the-art approaches to analyzing longitudinal studies. Comprehensive coverage of the most popular analysis tools allows readers to pick and choose the techniques that best fit their research. The analyses are illustrated with examples from major longitudinal data sets including practical information... more...

  • Middle Adulthoodby Sherry L. Willis; Mike Martin

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 69.00

    Middle adulthood is a critical period of the life course. How we develop in middle age?the central period of our lives?can influence how well we cope in our later years. Middle Adulthood: A Lifespan Perspective explores these issues by bringing together a distinguished group of international contributors associated with a range of prestigious longitudinal... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Work and Agingby Jerry W. Hedge; Walter C. Borman

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 194.99

    Global aging, technological advances, and financial pressures on health and pension systems are sure to influence future patterns of work and retirement. The Oxford Handbook of Work and Aging offers an international, multi-disciplinary perspective, examining the aging workforce from an individual worker, organization, and societal perspective, and... more...

  • Forever Youngby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2013; US$ 5.09

    Forever Young: The Science of Aging by the Editors of Scientific American Today, an infant born in the US will probably live to see his or her 78th birthday, a 20- year-plus increase over the average lifespan a century ago. While living well into the 80s and 90s is becoming more and more attainable, how many more years can humanity expect to gain?... more...

  • Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adultsby Gerda G. Fillenbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Reliable, easily administered, and objective ways of assessing the well-being of the elderly and their use of, and need for, services are rare. The author of this study provides current information on the Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adults (MFAQ) -- the most widely used questionnaire of its type. This volume discusses ways in which... more...

  • Motherhood Optionalby Phyllis Ziman Tobin; Barbara Aria

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 77.99

    Reminding women that motherhood is an option, not a given (much less an instinct), New York psychotherapist Phyllis Ziman Tobin contends that choosing to be or not to be a mother is the defining rite of passage for today's woman. She draws on the composite struggles of real people to show how the dilemma is rooted in unexamined assumptions about normalcy,... more...

  • Growing Olderby James T. Sears

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    LGBT older adults experience issues and challenges that are unique, including institutional heteronormativity, heterosexism in organizations, and homophobia among caregivers and social service providers. This book presents a diverse group of scholars, activists, social service providers, and researchers from around the globe examining current research,... more...