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Adulthood & Aging

  • 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 Disease and Other Dementias: A Practical Guideby 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...

  • 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...

  • Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Eldersby Sara Aleman; Tanya Fitzpatrick; Thanh V Tran; Elizabeth Gonzalez

    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...

  • How to Liveby Henry Alford

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    In this witty guide for seekers of all ages, author Henry Alford seeks instant enlightenment through conversations with those who have lived long and lived well. Armed with recent medical evidence that supports the cliche that older people are, indeed, wiser, Alford sets off to interview people over 70--some famous (Phyllis Diller, Harold... more...

  • Magnificent Mind at Any Ageby Daniel G. Md Amen

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    It all starts with your brain: how you think, how you feel, how you interact with others, and how well you succeed in realizing your goals and dreams. When your brain works right, so do you. When it?s out of balance, you feel frustrated, or worse. Yet amid all the advice that bombards us daily about how to keep the rest of our body strong and healthy,... more...