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Adulthood & Aging

  • AARP Loving Someone Who Has Dementiaby Pauline Boss

    Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95

    Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii Introduction xv 1 The Ambiguous Loss of Dementia: How Absence and Presence Coexist 1 2 The Complications of Both Loss and Grief 21 3 Stress, Coping, and Resiliency 37 4 The Myth of Closure 55 5 The Psychological Family 71 6 Family Rituals, Celebrations, and Gatherings 91 7 Seven Guidelines... more...

  • Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilitiesby Helen Sonnet; Ann Taylor

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 24.95

    This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning disabilities. The sessions are divided into different types of activity including cookery, arts and crafts, drama and dance, and outside events. more...

  • The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbookby Claire Salter; Sarah Hendrickx

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 22.95

    This is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. A wide range of conditions are covered, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, OCD, Tourette's and Anxiety Disorders. more...

  • Adult Day Careby Lenore A Tate; Cynthia M Brennan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00

    Intended for long-term care providers, consumers, and gerontology students, this valuable new guidebook and manual encourages the promotion and enhancement of adult day care as an essential link in long-term care. Since the early 1970s, the number of adult day care centers in the United States has grown from 20 to more than 620. This rapid increase... more...

  • Adult Development, 2by Michael L. Commons; Cheryl Armon; Lawrence Kohlberg

    ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 120.00

    In recent years, researchers have begun to focus attention on postformal thought--the development of thought in late adolescence and adulthood--questioning Piaget's early terminus of structural development in adolescence. This volume brings together the works of distinguished authors in the field of postformal-operational cognitive, social, and... more...

  • Adult Friendshipby Rosemary M. Blieszner; Rebecca G. Adams

    SAGE Publications 1992; US$ 69.00

    A topic relevant to everyone - friendship - is explored in this volume, the first in the SAGE Series on Close Relationships . It presents a thoughtful statement about what we know, and have yet to learn, concerning adults' friendships. The authors discuss state-of-the-art research on the interplay between social structure, individual disposition... more...

  • Adult Learning and Developmentby M. Cecil Smith; Thomas Pourchot

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Adult education occurs whenever individuals engage in sustained, systematic learning in order to affect changes in their attitudes, knowledge, skills, or belief systems. Learning, instruction, and developmental processes are the primary foci of educational psychology research and theorizing, but educational psychologists' work in these domains has... more...

  • Adult Personality Developmentby Jr. Lawrence S. Wrightsman

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 76.00

    These stimulating companion volumes reflect an expansion of the coverage of Wrightsman's earlier book Personality Development in Adulthood . They encourage readers to look at the evolving nature of their own lives, and include case studies throughout to illustrate concepts in a thought-provoking, non-technical manner. more...

  • Adulthoodby Evie Bentley

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 27.95

    Adulthood is an accessible text which deals with the vital area of adult psychological development. It combines detailed accounts of the main theories and evidence on the psychology of adulthood with thorough discussion and commentary, presented in a concise and friendly form. The book's approach encourages engagement with the main theories of this... more...

  • Adulthood and Agingby Vern Bengtson

    Springer Publishing Company 1996; US$ 95.00

    In this volume distinguished scholars explore and apply the theoretical models of continuity and discontinuity to their research in adult development. The chapters address the different ways in which continuity is affected by change over the life course, as well as how individuals negotiate and maintain crucial continuities by adaptive change. Topics... more...