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Adulthood & Aging

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  • The Force of Characterby James Hillman

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    In his bestselling The Soul's Code , James Hillman    restored passion and meaning to the concept of identity, arguing that each of us is born with an innate character, the "daimon" or "spirit" that calls us  to what we are meant to be. Now, in The Force of Character , Hillman brings the idea of character full circle, offering a revolutionary new... more...

  • Upby Hilary Tindle

    Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 12.99

    Why looking up matters A positive attitude is important, but until now we didn?t know how important. In Up, a practicing physician and NIH-funded researcher draws on her research and experience to show that our outlook on life? our unique patterns of thinking and feeling about ourselves, others, and the world?may be the key to how well and how... more...

  • Forever Youngby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99

    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? The two main barriers are accumulated damage to cells and organs that occurs... more...

  • Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adultsby Gerda G. Fillenbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.00

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Motherhood Optionalby Phyllis Ziman Tobin; Barbara Aria

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 74.99

    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$ 45.95

    This book presents a diverse group of scholars, activists, social service providers, and researchers from around the globe examining current research, practices, and policies on aging among LGBT individuals. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services . more...

  • HANDBOOK METHODS RELIGION SPIRITUALby James W. Ellor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Religion, spirituality and spirituality are just terms until they are understood and developed into cogent concepts. This book will offer the background and insight to researchers seeking to further our understanding in this area. more...

  • Altern mit geistiger Behinderungby Meindert Haveman; Reinhilde Stöppler

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 30.07

    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...

  • Introduction to Agingby Judith A. Sugar; Robert Riekse; Henry Holstege

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 75.00

    This new textbook creates a paradigm shift with a very practical approach to problem solving. Aging is an asset. Its focus on well care rather than just sick care by understanding physical fitness, sexual fitness, consumer fitness, nutritional fitness and social fitness among others, all point to aging as an asset leading to civic fitness and the potential... more...

  • Life-span Developmentby Leonie Sugarman

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    An introductory text that tackles controversial issues in an accessible way and which will be of interest to psychologists across a range of fields. more...