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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 areas... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2012; US$ 77.99
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...
- Springer Publishing Company 2013; US$ 99.99
"Aldwin and Gilmer have supplied an interesting textual model for examining health, illness, and aging. Their homogenized approach to aging research is refreshing and insightful."-- Anthropology and Aging Quarterly "Clearly written at a level for college students, this is an excellent resource on aging...Highly recommended.-- Choice: Current Reviews... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Provide effective services to ethnic elders with culturally competent training! Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders: Health and Social Issues provides culture-specific information to health and social work professionals. You will explore distinctive qualities that are found in ten different ethnic groups to help you better serve these populations.... more...