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Adulthood & Aging

  • Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditionsby Wenn Lawson; Carol Povey

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults with autism through lifestyle changes as well as physical and sensory challenges post-retirement. more...

  • Handbook of the Biology of Agingby Matt Kaeberlein; George Martin

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of the Biology of Aging, Eighth Edition, provides readers with an update on the rapid progress in the research of aging. It is a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest and most important advances and themes in modern biogerontology, and focuses on the trend of ?big data? approaches in the biological sciences, presenting new strategies... more...

  • Handbook of the Psychology of Agingby K Warner Schaie; Sherry Willis

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Eighth Edition, tackles the biological and environmental influences on behavior as well as the reciprocal interface between changes in the brain and behavior during the course of the adult life span. The psychology of aging is important to many features of daily life, from workplace and the family, to public... more...

  • Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciencesby Linda George; Kenneth Ferraro

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Eighth Edition, presents the extraordinary growth of research on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest research findings in the social sciences of aging. As the complexities of population dynamics,... more...

  • Caring for the Elderlyby Tattwamasi Paltasingh; Renu Tyagi

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 49.95

    Insights into the different aspects of social gerontology. A broad understanding of social gerontology and analyzes concepts of ageism! more...

  • Aging, Society, and the Life Courseby Leslie A. Morgan; Suzanne R. Kunkel

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 95.00

    “[This] book’s unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology.”. —The Gerontologist. This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures... more...

  • 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...