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Adulthood & Aging

  • Developmental Transitions across the Lifespanby Leo B Hendry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Leo B. Hendry is one of the foremost developmental psychologists of his generation. His diverse range of interests have included studies on young people?s involvement in competitive sports, investigations into teacher and pupil relations in school, adolescents? leisure pursuits and their family relations, parenting styles, youth workers and mentoring,... more...

  • Positive Therapyby Stephen Joseph

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    The applications of positive psychology are different from traditional interventions in therapy in that they are focused on building strength, resilience and well-being rather than being restricted to simply treating disorder. Since the publication of the first edition of Positive Therapy , there is now a comprehensive body of applied positive psychology... more...

  • Family Caregiving in the New Normalby Joseph Gaugler; Robert L. Kane

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Family Caregiving in the New Normal discusses how the drastic economic changes that have occurred over the past few years have precipitated a new conversation on how family care for older adults will evolve in the future. This text summarizes the challenges and potential solutions scientists, policy makers, and clinical providers must address... more...

  • Self and Meaning in the Lives of Older Peopleby Peter G. Coleman; Christine Ivani-Chalian; Maureen Robinson

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    A longitudinal study of how older people maintain a sense of self and meaning despite the losses associated with ageing. more...

  • Psychology and Geriatricsby Benjamin A. Bensadon

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Psychology and Geriatrics demonstrates the value of integrating psychological knowledge and insight with medical training and geriatric care.  Leading physician and geropsychologist contributors come together to share their collective wisdom about topics that are as emotionally uncomfortable as they are universally relevant.  As the world struggles... more...

  • Facing the Challenges of a Multi-Age Workforceby Lisa Finkelstein; Donald Truxillo; Franco Fraccaroli; Ruth Kanfer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Facing the Challenges of a Multi-Age Workforce examines the shifting economic, cultural, and technological trends in the modern workplace that are taking place as a result of the aging global workforce. Taking an international perspective, contributors address workforce aging issues around the world, allowing for productive cross-cultural comparisons.... more...

  • Still Growingby Donald Capps

    The Lutterworth Press 2015; US$ 19.50

    The later-adult years are commonly viewed as a period in which one struggles to maintain a vestige of the physical, mental, and emotional vitality of one’s earlier years. In 'Still Growing', however, Donald Capps shows that older adulthood is actually a period of growth and development, and that a central feature of this growth and development... more...

  • The Ancient Art of Growing Oldby Tom Payne

    Random House 2015; US$ 23.98

    Bette Davis said ?Old age ain?t no place for sissies?. If that?s true, we could all use a little help as we approach our twilight years. Translator Tom Payne turns to Cicero, Ovid, Seneca, Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Aristophanes to learn what the wisest minds of antiquity could tell us about the pleasures and pains of old age.... more...

  • Leben. Lieben. Altern.: Umgang mit Sexualität und Demenzby Sofie C. Groen

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 24.03

    Wir lieben es jung und dynamisch zu sein, wenn dem Liebesleben keine körperlichen Grenzen gesetzt sind und man seine Sexualität so ausleben kann, wie man möchte. Doch wie ist es, wenn sich die Sexualität mit den Jahren verändert und beispielsweise. Demenz für größere Herausforderungen sorgt? Das Buch greift dieses Thema auf, welches in der Gesellschaft... more...

  • Aging and Decision Makingby Thomas M. Hess; JoNell Strough; Corinna Löckenhoff

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 74.95

    Aging and Decision Making: Empirical and Applied Perspectives reviews theoretical, empirical, and applied perspectives relevant to understanding the impact of aging on decision making. It summarizes what we know, integrates findings across multiple perspectives, and sets a targeted agenda for future research, all in an effort to meet the needs of... more...