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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Prem S Fry; Corey L M Keyes
|Description:||xxii, 365 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Foreword / John W. Rowe; Introduction; 1. Sources of human life strengths, resilience and health / Prem S. Fry and Dominique L. Debats; 2. Growth isn't just for the young: growth narratives, eudaimonic resilience, and the aging self / Jack J. Bauer and Sun W. Park; 3. Physical resilience and aging: correcting the Tithonus error and the crème brule;e error / Aubrey D.N.J. de Grey; 4. You can teach an old dog new tricks: harnessing neuroplasticity after brain injury in older adults / Gitendra Uswatte and Edward Taub; 5. Resilience in the face of cognitive aging: experience, adaptation, and compensation / Christopher Hertzog and Daniela S. Jopp; 6. Why do some people thrive while others succumb to disease and stagnation? Personality, social relations, and resilience / Margaret L. Kern and Howard S. Friedman; 7. Psychosocial resources as predictors of resilience and healthy longevity of older widows / Prem S. Fry and Dominique L. Debats; 8. Resilience and longevity: expert survivorship of centenarians / Peter Martin, Maurice MacDonald, Jennifer Margrett and Leonard W. Poon; 9. The socioemotional basis of resilience in later life / Anthony D. Ong and Cindy S. Bergeman; 10. Emotional resilience and beyond: a synthesis of findings from lifespan psychology and psychopathology / Eva-Marie Kessler and Ursula M. Staudinger; 11. Risk, resilience, and life-course fit: older couples' encores following job loss / Phyllis Moen, Stephen Sweet and Rachelle Hill; 12. Resilience in mobility in the context of chronic disease and aging: cross-sectional and prospective findings from the UAB study of aging / Patricia S. Sawyer and Richard M. Allman; 13. Positive aging: resilience and reconstruction / Kenneth J. Gergen and Mary Gergen.|
|Responsibility:||Prem S. Fry, Corey L.M. Keyes.|
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