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New Frontiers in Resilient Aging : Life-Strengths and Well-Being in Late Life.

Author: Prem S Fry; Corey L M Keyes
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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Looks at human aging from a positive perspective, examining how older adults can exploit psychological strengths to enhance life satisfaction.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fry, Prem S.
New Frontiers in Resilient Aging : Life-Strengths and Well-Being in Late Life.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Prem S Fry; Corey L M Keyes
ISBN: 9780511907913 0511907915
OCLC Number: 665581306
Description: 1 online resource (389 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Tables; Notes on contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Sources of human life-strengths, resilience, and health; 2 Growth is not just for the young: growth narratives, eudaimonic resilience, and the aging self; 3 Physical resilience and aging: correcting the Tithonus error and the crme brle error; 4 You can teach an old dog new tricks: harnessing neuroplasticity after brain injury in older adults; 5 Resilience in the face of cognitive aging: experience, adaptation, and compensation. 6 Why do some people thrive while others succumb to disease and stagnation? Personality, social relations, and resilience7 Psychosocial resources as predictors of resilience and healthy longevity of older widows; 8 Resilience and longevity: expert survivorship of centenarians; 9 The socioemotional basis of resilience in later life; 10 Emotional resilience and beyond: a synthesis of findings from lifespan psychology and psychopathology; 11.

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Looks at human aging from a positive perspective, examining how older adults can exploit psychological strengths to enhance life satisfaction.

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