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Aging and older adulthood

Author: Joan T Erber
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"The third edition of this essential text has been updated and expanded with new material that reflects the most recent developments in the field, and explores our current understanding of a broad range of topics related to aging and older adulthood.-Fresh edition includes updated content such as revised case histories and reworked material on key concepts and research applications -Retains the winning format of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan T Erber
ISBN: 9780470673416 0470673419 1118339975 9781118339978
OCLC Number: 802327563
Description: xxxix, 463 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Contents ix Credits and Sources xix Integrated Themes in Aging and Older Adulthood xxiii Preface and Acknowledgments xxxiii 1 Introduction to Aging and Older Adulthood 1 2 Theory and Method in Studying Aging and Older Adulthood 33 3 Biological Aging and Health 61 4 Sensation, Perception, and Attention 100 5 Memory 132 6 Intellectual Functioning 165 7 Cognition and Problem Solving in the Everyday World 199 8 Personality and Coping 234 9 Social Interaction and Social Ties 265 10 Employment, Retirement, and Living Arrangements 298 11 Mental Health, Psychopathology, and Therapy 329 12 Coping with Death, Dying, and Bereavement 361 13 Looking Ahead: Aging in the Future 383 Glossary 394 References 408 Index 442
Responsibility: Joan T. Erber.
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