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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95
This thorough revision of the highly successful first edition of Life-Span Development offers the reader a wide-ranging and thought provoking account of human development throughout the lifespan. The lifespan approach emphasises that development does not stop when we cease to be adolescents but goes on throughout adulthood and into old age. In initial... more...
- Atria Books 2004; US$ 18.99
The rest of your life lies ahead of you. Do you want to spend it fighting your body and worrying about things you can't change? Or do you want to live your life to its fullest by combining age, experience, and creativity to develop a new vision for your body and self? Women in midlife face many changes, such as children growing up, returning to... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 15.00
Daniel Amen, M.D., one of the world?s foremost authorities on the brain, has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do?learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days! You probably run, lift weights, or do yoga to keep your body in great shape; you put on sunscreen and lotions... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.99
Practical advice on how to thrive in the second half of your life, based on scientific studies. The sixth book in the bestselling 100 Simple Secrets series. What do people who relish the second half of their lives do differently than those who dread getting older? Sociologists, therapists and psychiatrists have spent entire careers investigating... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 40.00
The case studies in this book focus on the emergence, extent and nature of national policies on ageing and associated strategies to address long-term care needs. Key opportunities for and constraints on policy are identified in this first round of regional studies. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 18.00
He has shown us how to smooth our wrinkles, and helped us slim down without feeling deprived. Now #1 New York Times bestselling author Dr. Nicholas Perricone gives us an anti-aging program that unveils the miracle of cellular rejuvenation. These seven powerful strategies are not only easy to follow but present a plan for total health designed to help... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
In his landmark book How We Die , Sherwin B. Nuland profoundly altered our perception of the end of life. Now in The Art of Aging , Dr. Nuland steps back to explore the impact of aging on our minds and bodies, strivings and relationships. Melding a scientist?s passion for truth with a humanist?s understanding of the heart and soul, Nuland has created... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
This is the first textbook to explain human aging from genes to clinical disease. With over 4,000 references, it explores both the fundamental processes of aging and the resultant tissue-by-tissue clinical pathology, detailing both breaking research and current state-of-the art clinical interventions in aging and age-related disease. It is the only... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 19.00 US$ 15.58
Break the aging code and feel 15 years younger?from the inside out. "Focusing on the critical role of hormones produced by the brain, Dr. Braverman outlines a totally integrative program to restore hormonal balance and thereby restore readers to a younger, healthier, and more vital self, regardless of chronological age." --Nicholas Perricone, M.D.,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 38.00 US$ 32.68
In this work, the various theories of ageing are explained and assessed. The author presents case accounts about disorders that open windows on to the ageing process. The impacts of ageing on the brain and nervous system are given special attention, as are the effects of caloric restriction on maximum lifespan. more...