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Adulthood & Aging

  • Gray Divorceby Jocelyn Elise Crowley

    University of California Press 2018; US$ 29.95

    After 20, 30, or even 40 years of marriage, countless vacations, raising well-adjusted children, and sharing property and finances, what could go wrong?    Gray Divorce  is a provocative look at the rising rate of marital splits after the age of 50.  Renowned author and researcher Jocelyn Elise Crowley uncovers the reasons why men and women divorce—and... more...

  • Psychology of Agingby ABPP PhD Brian Yochim; Erin Woodhead

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 89.99

    "The book goes well beyond the information in undergraduate texts and provides stimulating and useful coverage of key topics in biopsychosocial aging. Psychology is not prepared for the future growth of our older adult population, and I suggest Psychology of Aging: A Biopsychosocial Perspective as required reading for students" --William E. Haley,... more...

  • The Praeger Handbook of Mental Health and the Aging Communityby Doreen Maller; Kathy Langsam

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    More people are living past age 65 than ever before in the United States, largely due to medical care advances and increased attention to preventive care. The number of people aged 65 and older has increased from 35 million in 2000 to 40 million in 2010, and the elderly population is expected to reach 72 million by 2030. Additionally, the American... more...

  • Aging and Mental Healthby Daniel L. Segal; Sara Honn Qualls; Michael A. Smyer

    Wiley 2017; US$ 49.95 US$ 44.95

    Fully updated and revised, this new edition of a highly successful text provides students, clinicians, and academics with a thorough introduction to aging and mental health. The third edition of Aging and Mental Health is filled with new updates and features, including the impact of the DSM-5 on diagnosis and treatment of older adults. Like... more...

  • Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging, Third Editionby Ph.D. Carolyn M. Aldwin; PhD Heidi Igarashi; Ph.D. Diane Fox Gilmer; PhD Michael R. Levenson

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 104.99

    Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging: Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives, Third Edition shows the continuity and advancements in our understanding of human life-span development… It offers a solid foundation for exploring the art and science of successful aging. - Robert M. Kaplan, Stanford University more...

  • The Psychology of Grandparenthoodby Peter K. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grandparents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grandchildren. Originally published in 1991, this book redresses the balance and uses life-span evolutionary and psychodynamic... more...

  • A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Agingby PhD Hallie Baker; PhD Tina M. Kruger; PhD Rona J. Karasik

    Springer Publishing Company 2017; US$ 44.99

    A one-of-a-kind guide to active, engaging learning strategies for aging studies Harnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of courses in aging-related higher education. It features 32 classroom and community-based educational activities for instructors seeking to... more...

  • Personal Project Pursuitby Brian R. Little; Katariina Salmela-Aro; Susan D. Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 56.95

    Personal Project Pursuit is the first book to feature Brian Little's highly respected personal projects analysis (PPA), one of the pioneering theories in contemporary personality and motivational psychology. The book examines both the internal and external dynamics of personal goals and projects and clearly demonstrates that human flourishing is... more...

  • Thriving in Retirement: Lessons from Baby Boomer Womenby Anne Coon; Judith Feuerherm

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 37.00

    In Thriving in Retirement: Lessons from Baby Boomer Women , profiles of highly diverse professional women are interwoven with information gleaned from surveys, interviews, and focus groups, thereby allowing readers to identify with individuals similar to themselves, whether through profession, education, personal concerns, or demographics. In spite... more...

  • Old Git Wit and Wisdomby Richard Benson

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 4.99

    So you’re getting on a bit, but even if your body creaks more than it used to, you’ve still got your sense of humour. This collection of witty quotations and gems of senior sagacity will keep a spring in your step and the cobwebs at bay. more...