Adult Development and Aging

Growth, Longevity, and Challenges

Julie Hicks Patrick,

Adult Development and Aging: Growth, Longevity, and Challenges
 
 
Topically organized, Adult Development and Aging: Growth, Longevity and Challenges provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the aging process in adulthood from multiple perspectives. Authors Julie Hicks Patrick, Bert Hayslip, Jr., and Lisa Hollis-Sawyer use principles of lifespan development to show readers the directionality of changes in early, middle, and late adulthood. Within its framework of scientific literacy, the text charts four key themes to guide learners: a focus on aging as development; a global perspective on contexts; a vibrant, integrated approach to diverse coverage; and psychological science that translates into real-life experiences. A final chapter focuses on ways to improve the experience of aging for all adults.


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