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Adulthood & Aging

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Do Not Go Quietlyby George Cappannelli; Sedena Cappannelli

    Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 14.95

    Winner of9 national book awards, Do Not Go Quietly is an inspiring call to action and guide to a life of grater meaning, consciousness, and passion for those ""who weren't born yesterday""—GenXers, Boomers, and Elders. It aslo speaks honestly and eloquently to those under 40 who want to better naviage the path ahead and... more...

  • Building Resistance to Stress and Agingby Richard A Dienstbier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    The toughness model proposed in this book incorporates psychological research and neuroscience to explain how a variety of toughening activities - ranging from confronting mental and physical challenges to meditation - sustain our brains and bodies, and ultimately build our mental and psychological capacities degenerated by stress and by aging. more...

  • Building Resistance to Stress and Agingby Richard A Dienstbier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    The toughness model proposed in this book incorporates psychological research and neuroscience to explain how a variety of toughening activities - ranging from confronting mental and physical challenges to meditation - sustain our brains and bodies, and ultimately build our mental and psychological capacities degenerated by stress and by aging. more...

  • The Elderly Uncooperative Patientby T.L. Brink

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00

    An invaluable resource for the mental health professional who must deal with the uncooperative and difficult elderly patient. more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychologyby Nancy A. Pachana; Ken Laidlaw

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 194.99

    Throughout the world, the population of older adults continues to grow. The rise in geriatric populations has seen an increase in research on clinical diagnostic, assessment, and treatment issues aimed at this population. Clinical geropsychologists have increased their interest both in providing mental health services as well as developing approaches... more...

  • Conflict and Cohesion in Familiesby Martha J. Cox; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    Based on a summer institute of the Family Research Consortium, this book presents theory and research from leading scholars working on issues of risk and resilience in families. Focusing on the splits and bonds that shape children's development, this volume's primary goal is to stimulate theoretical and empirical advances in research on family processes.... more...

  • Careers in Serious Leisureby Robert A. Stebbins

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Using the concept of fulfilment and the framework of the serious leisure perspective, this book examines the signposts marking the fulfilment career. This career begins with an interest in a serious pursuit, leading to an efflorescence many years later in amateurism, hobbyism, volunteering, or devotee work - and ultimately deeper fulfilment. more...

  • Aging in Rural Placesby Kristina Hash; Elaine Jurkowski; John Krout

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Research documents that rural elders are poorer, live in less adequate housing, and have far fewer health and service options available to them than their urban counterparts, yet there is a critical lack of current and detailed information on the problems facing rural elders and on the professional practices that serve this population. This text fills... more...