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Adulthood & Aging

  • Understanding Brain Aging and Dementiaby Lawrence J. Whalley

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    The life course method compares an individual?s long-life and late-life behaviors to gauge one?s mental decay. Arguing the life course approach is the best and simplest model for tracking mental development, Lawrence J. Whalley unlocks the mysteries of brain functionality, illuminating the processes that affect the brain during aging, the causes behind... more...

  • Person-Centered Communication with Older Adultsby Timothy A. Storlie

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

    Providers serving older adults face a growing problem. Older adults are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with service quality citing deficits in provider communication and relationship skills. The author argues this dissatisfaction is largely related to three widespread issues: ageism, use of professional jargon, and age-related changes in the older... more...

  • 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...

  • Una madre a todo dar aumenta la autoestimaby Vîctor Ramîrez Mota

    Pauline Books and Media 2015; US$ 3.50

    Una ?madre a todo dar?, significa que no debe lastimar a sus hijos ni física ni mentalmente, pero eso no significa que no le debe llamar la atención, y he aquí lo importante el conocer cómo llamarles la atención y como no lastimar su autoestima, sino elevársela. Mantener el equilibrio entre la libertad y las prohibiciones. Además de una madre a todo... 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...