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  • Health Care of the Older Adultby Peter Brown

    Woodslane Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    The growing number of older adults in Australia and New Zealand makes an understanding of their health needs and problems of critical importance to all nurses who work with them, both in specialty facilities and in other health facilities and services that have a large clientele who are ageing. Health Care of Older Adults contributes to a greater knowledge... more...

  • Guide to Alzheimer's Diseaseby Barry Reisberg

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    An excellent and intelligent book for the families of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Written by long-time researcher Dr. Barry Reisberg, this guide is filled with information for the families, loved ones, spouses, and friends of people living with Alzheimer's disease. more...

  • Youth Prolongedby Robert Weale

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 32.00

    What exactly is human ageing? Can it be slowed down? These questions have puzzled scientists and laymen alike for generations, and continue to do so today. The author addresses these thought-provoking issues by challenging pre-conceived notions of age-perception, age-acceptance and inter-age relations. Pertinent matters of age-related communication... more...

  • Drugs and the Older Populationby Peter Crome; Gary Ford

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 214.00

    This book is designed for all those with a scientific interest in drug treatment and the older population. The authors have all been chosen for their expertise in the field and have been drawn from both sides of the Atlantic and South Africa. The contents fall into two parts — general principles of drug use as they apply to the elderly, and... more...

  • Personality Disorders in Older Adultsby Erlene Rosowsky; Robert C. Abrams; Richard A. Zweig

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As the average age of the population rises, mental health professionals have become increasingly aware of the critical importance of personality in mediating successful adaptation in later life. Personality disorders were once thought to "age out," and accordingly to have an inconsequential impact on the lives of the elderly. But recent clinical experience... more...

  • Master Athletesby Joe Baker; Sean Horton; Patricia Weir

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 59.95

    Masters athletes are those that continue to train and compete, typically at a high level, beyond the age of thirty-five and into middle and old age. As populations in the industrialized world get older and governments become increasingly keen to promote healthy aging and non-pharmacological interventions, the study of masters athletes enables us to... more...

  • Generational Intelligenceby Simon Biggs; Ariela Lowenstein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book examines intergenerational relations, presenting the innovative notion of 'Generational Intelligence'. It develops a pathway for reflecting on generational issues and increasing awareness about one?s position in the life course, that of other generations, and the influence of familial, social and historical factors in the situations one... more...

  • Radiologia geriatricaby Teresa Cammarota; Giuseppe Guglielmi; Francesco Schiavon

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    La "cultura geriatrica" - intesa come conoscenza e dominio dei processi di invecchiamento - non ha avuto ancora piena affermazione in campo medico-sanitario. Questo comporta che il piy delle volte non si sappia distinguere a pieno il limite tra il fisiologico e il patologico che distinge l'anziano sano con gli inevitabili "acciacchi"... more...

  • Homocysteine: Related Vitamins and Neuropsychiatric Disordersby Christina Bolander-Gouaille; Teodoro Bottiglieri

    Springer 2007; US$ 119.00

    During the last 15 years the research on homocysteine and the vitamins involved in its metabolism has become very dynamic. About 1,500 publications on the subject are now published each year. The research has long mainly focused on the association between homocysteine and cardiovascular disease, but also pregnancy complications/ fetal malformations.... more...

  • Geropsychology and Long Term Careby Merla Arnold

    Springer 2010; US$ 69.99

    Suitable for psychologists working in long-term care settings and those who wish to do so, this book features key outcomes that include the provision of high quality psychological services for this important sector namely, people living in nursing homes, assisted living communities and other LTC settings. more...