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Interpersonal Communication in Older Adulthood

Interdisciplinary Theory and Research

Interpersonal Communication in Older Adulthood by Mary Lee Hummert
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By highlighting the commonalities across a range of disciplines, this volume provides a unique and broad-based perspective on communication and ageing. This integrative approach brings together the best of current research and theory from communication, cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics and medical sociology.

Centring on three topics - cognition, language and relationships - the book explores the individual areas as well as the ways in which they intersect. It brings to light the implications of individual differences among members of the elderly population as they affect communication, and illustrates the positive as well as the negative effects of the ageing process on language production, relational satisfaction an

SAGE Publications; September 1994
281 pages; ISBN 9781452254920
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Title: Interpersonal Communication in Older Adulthood
Author: Mary Lee Hummert; John M. Wiemann; John F. Nussbaum