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Adulthood & Aging

  • Personality Development Across the Lifespanby Jule Specht

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 99.95

    Personality Development across the Lifespan examines the development of personality characteristics from childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and old age. It provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical perspectives, methods, and empirical findings of personality and developmental psychology, also detailing insights on how... more...

  • International Handbook of Positive Agingby Rachael E. Docking; Jennifer Stock

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases the latest research and theory into aging, examining... more...

  • Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populationsby Janet M. Wilmoth; Merril D. Silverstein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Later-Life Social Support and Service Provision in Diverse and Vulnerable Populations offers current, multidisciplinary perspectives on social support and service provision to older Americans. The chapters trace how our understanding of social support among older adults has developed over the past 40 years and explore current gerontological research... more...

  • The End of Alzheimer’sby Thomas J. Lewis; Clement L. Trempe

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 79.95

    The End of Alzheimer’s: The Brain and Beyond, Second Edition is the first comprehensive overview on the molecular basis of Alzheimer’s outside of the brain, merging the most recent findings within the field into a single book. It aims to educate the reader on the many overlooked aspects of Alzheimer’s disease that occur outside the brain. This... more...

  • Finding the Fountain of Youth: The Science and Controversy behind Extending Life and Cheating Deathby Aharon Zorea

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 89.00

    While the story of 16th-century explorer Juan Ponce de León futilely searching for the Fountain of Youth is likely a myth, it is true that for many centuries, mankind has sought "a cure for aging." Today, the anti-aging and longevity industry is a multibillion-dollar industry, and medical advances are continuing to find ways to add to our time on... more...

  • Bouncing Backby Richard Wanlass

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 20.99

    The book presents clear instructions on coping with changes in functioning associated with injury, aging, illness, and pain. Chapters teach how to restore mood and self-esteem, manage stress and frustration, maintain strong social ties, cope with chronic pain, function efficiently when memory ability declines, and master self-motivation and time management. more...

  • Menopause - The Answersby Rosemary Leonard

    Orion 2017; US$ 18.99

    The essential guide for women approaching or experiencing menopause from women's health expert, Dr Rosemary Leonard. In this definitive guide, Dr Rosemary Leonard debunks some of the myths surrounding the menopause, including why 'perimenopause' is a layman's term, and the pros and cons of HRT. Rosemary discusses the best approaches to the menopause... more...

  • Psychologies of Ageingby Guy Robertson; Carol Holland; Elizabeth Peel; Michael Murray

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 199.00

    A frequent concern of older people and of those who work with older people is that research is often divorced from reality and does not inform everyday practice. For many years, psychology and related disciplines have investigated social and psychological aspects of ageing from different perspectives. However, the contemporary challenges faced by older... more...

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontologyby Joyce Weil

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of generational cohort (age-period-cohort) upon each... more...

  • Pour être belle à tout âgeby Chloé Dessampierre

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 8.99

    Un guide pour toutes les femmes souhaitant aborder la cinquantaine en restant en forme et dynamiques La vision que nous avons de nous-même conditionne notre façon de vivre, d’aimer, de voir le monde, de réaliser nos rêves et d’aborder l’âge. Certes, à 50 ans survient une échéance redoutée, celle de la ménopause. Étape cruciale qui bouleverse notre... more...