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Adulthood & Aging

  • Behavior Genetics of Cognition Across the Lifespanby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    Behavior Genetics of Cognition across the Lifespan presents the state of the field in well-documented detail as noted experts examine gene-environment interactions in cognitive function from childhood into old age. more...

  • Life-span Perspectives and Social Psychologyby R. P. Abeles

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.00

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Robert N. Butler, MDby Andy Achenbaum

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    Robert Neil Butler (1927?2010) was a scholar, psychiatrist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging. One of the first psychiatrists to engage with older men and women outside of institutional settings, Butler coined the term ?ageism? to draw attention to discrimination against older adults and spent... more...

  • Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementiasby Marc E. Agronin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Working with the needs of patients with Alzheimer?s disease can be a major challenge for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other mental-health professionals. Alzheimer?s wreaks havoc on the patient, and its degenerative nature can create a protracted period of anguish and anxiety for the patient?s family. Dr. Marc Agronin has put his years... more...

  • Issues in Global Agingby Frederick L Ahearn Jr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Gain a new perspective on the international implications of our aging population! This comprehensive book examines a broad array of international concerns in gerontology. Issues in Global Aging addresses the implications of the rapid growth in elderly populations in both the Third World and industrialized nations including the US, Israel, Pakistan,... more...

  • Dying, Death, and Bereavementby Lewis R. Aiken

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 73.95

    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...

  • Agingby Lewis R. Aiken

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 126.00

    In this interdisciplinary text, Lewis R Aiken examines the elements that influence people in the later stages of life. Beginning with an historical overview of gerontology, the author discusses both pragmatic and philosophical concerns within the field. Factors impacting the process and results of ageing are carefully outlined and address such... more...

  • The Electrified Mindby Salman Akhtar; Monisha C. Akhtar; Jerome Blackman; Joanne Cantor; Frederick Fisher; Lana Fishkin; Ralph Fishkin; John Frank; Patricia L. Gibbs; Christine C. Kieffer; Kavita I. Nayar; Ph.D Ann Smolen

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2012; US$ 74.99

    The Electrified Mind explores the positive and negative aspects of the internet and other communication technologies on the people who use them in order to help mental health care professionals understand, empathize with, and treat patients who rely on technology for socializing and expressing themselves. more...

  • Health, Illness, and Optimal Agingby Carolyn Aldwin; Diane Gilmer

    Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 95.00

    Spanning the biological and psychosocial aspects of aging, this upper-level undergraduate and graduate text integrates current findings in biology, psychology, and the social sciences to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of the aging process. This new edition incorporates the tremendous amount of research that has come to light since... more...

  • Health, Illness, and Optimal Agingby Carolyn M. Aldwin; Diane F. Gilmer

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 78.00

    In Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives , Carolyn M. Aldwin and Diane F. Gilmer undertake the challenging task of assembling an objective and holistic picture of human aging. The authors provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of the physical aspects of aging, including age-related changes and disease-related... more...