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Aging

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  • Gender and Ageingby Sara Arber; Kate Davidson; Jay Ginn

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    This book is a follow-up to Arber and Ginn's award winning Connecting Gender and Ageing (1995). It contains original chapters from eminent writers on gender and ageing, addressing newly emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. Early work on gender and ageing was dominated by a focus on older... more...

  • Hair Loss and Replacement For Dummiesby William R. Rassman; Robert M. Bernstein; Jae Pak; Eric S. Schweiger

    Wiley 2008; US$ 16.99 US$ 13.59

    What are the causes of hair loss? Can you prevent it? Can lost hair be restored? Hair Loss & Replacement For Dummies helps you understand why men and women lose their hair and offers thorough, objective reviews of a wide array of hair replacement options, including hair replacement surgery, prescription and over-the-counter medicinal treatments,... more...

  • Handbook of Adult Developmentby Jack Demick; Carrie Andreoletti

    Springer US 2012; US$ 269.00

    This volume is an outgrowth ofcontemporary research on development over the adult lifespan, which by now has burgeoned and developed both nationally and internationally. However, for us, the impetus to be involved in this area was spawned and nurtured by our initial association with the Society for Research in Adult Development (SRAD) with its origins... more...

  • The Handbook of Aging and Cognitionby Fergus I. M. Craik; Timothy A. Salthouse

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95

    Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research. A significant amount of new data, a number of new theoretical notions, and many new research issues have been generated in the past†ten years. This new edition reviews new findings and theories, enables the reader to assess where the field is today, and evaluates its points of growth. The chapters... more...

  • Handbook of Theories of Agingby Vern Bengtson; K. Warner Schaie

    Springer Publishing Company 1998; US$ 83.00

    The long awaited sequel to Birren and Bengtson's landmark text, EMERGENT THEORIES OF AGING has arrived. Dedicated to James E. Birren, this volume continues to explore and expand upon the bases of theory-building and research design in aging. Renowned researchers examine biological, biomedical, psychological, and social science concepts and theories.... more...

  • Handbook of Theories of Aging, Second Editionby PhD Merril Silverstein; PhD Dr. Vern L. Bengtson; PhD Michelle Putnam; PhD Norella M. Putney; PhD Daphna Gans

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 104.99

    The field of gerontology has often been criticized for being "data-rich but theory-poor." The editors of this book address this issue by stressing the importance of theory in gerontology. While the previous edition focused on multidisciplinary approaches to aging theory, this new edition provides cross-disciplinary, integrative explanations of aging... more...

  • Human Senescenceby Douglas E. Crews

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    First published in 2003, this text explores why humans, unlike other animals, came to grow old slowly. more...

  • Longevity and the Good Lifeby Dr Anthony Farrant

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    An assessment of some ethical implications of increasing life spans. Taking as a starting point the idea that to increase longevity is a form of medical enhancement, it examines the value of living longer; the means for extending life spans; the consequences of greater longevity for the fair distribution of resources and healthcare in particular. more...

  • Membrane Lipid Signaling in Aging and Age-Related Diseaseby M.P. Mattson

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 120.00

    The lipids of cellular membranes not only serve roles in controlling the structure and fluidity of the membrane, but are increasingly recognized for their roles as signalling molecules and modifiers of membrane protein function. Recent studies described in this volume reveal striking changes in membrane lipids during aging and in age-related diseases... more...

  • Nursing Care of Older People with Diabetesby Trisha Dunning

    Wiley 2008; US$ 79.99

    Diabetes presents differently in older people and normal ageing processes, predisposition to specific complications, and other co-morbid conditions complicate its management. The underlying philosophy of this book is that there are opportunities for prevention, health maintenance and rehabilitation for older people with diabetes, which can realistically... more...