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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, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 often become more fulfilling. Reporting on all aspects of male life Triumphs of Experience shares a number of surprising findings.
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Genre/Form: Longitudinal studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George E Vaillant
ISBN: 9780674059825 0674059824 9780674503816 0674503813
OCLC Number: 922877616
Description: XI, 457 str. ; 22 cm : ilustr.
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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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 often become more fulfilling. Reporting on all aspects of male life Triumphs of Experience shares a number of surprising findings.

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