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Adulthood & Aging

  • 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

    This reference brings together psychological perspectives and medical approaches among professionals in research, educational, and clinical capacities to demonstrate the value of incorporating psychological knowledge and insight into medical training and care of geriatric patients. With a multidisciplinary panel of expert authors, this unprecedented... 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$ 23.52

    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...

  • What About Me?by Paul Verhaeghe

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 20.99

    According to current thinking, anyone who fails to succeed must have something wrong with them. The pressure to achieve and be happy is taking a heavy toll, resulting in a warped view of the self, disorientation, and despair. Today?s pay-for-performance mentality is turning institutions such as schools, universities, and hospitals into businesses,... more...

  • Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Spanby Manfred Diehl; Karen Hooker; Martin J. Sliwinski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time. The latest theoretical, methodological, and... more...

  • The Aging Mindby Patrick Rabbitt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives. Patrick Rabbitt is a cognitive gerontologist who... more...