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Triumphs of Experience : The Men of the Harvard Grant Study

Author: George E Vaillant
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012.
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At a time when people are living into their tenth decade, the longest longitudinal study of human development ever undertaken offers welcome news for old age: our lives evolve in our later years and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Longitudinal studies
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George E Vaillant
ISBN: 9780674067424 0674067428
OCLC Number: 835788891
Notes: OldControl:harvard.9780674067424.
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Description: 1 online resource (480 p.)
Contents: Maturation makes liars of us all --
The proof of the pudding: to flourish for the next sixty years --
A short history of the grant study --
How childhood and adolescence affect old age --
Maturation --
Marriage --
Living to ninety --
Resilience and unconscious coping --
Alcoholism --
Surprising findings --
Summing up.
Responsibility: George E. Vaillant.

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A fascinating account of the 268 individuals selected for the Harvard Study of Adult Development... Vaillant has done a wonderful job summarizing the study, discussing its major findings, and Read more...

 
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