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The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of adulthood and aging

Author: Susan Krauss Whitbourne
Publisher: Malden, MA [u.a.] : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : 1. publ
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Krauss Whitbourne
ISBN: 9781444331479 1444331477 9781118392966 1118392965
OCLC Number: 874198452
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: 1 online resource (XXI, 562 S. :) graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Notes on Contributors ix Preface xvii Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Martin J. Sliwinski Part I Foundations 1 Theoretical Perspectives: A Biopsychosocial Approach to Positive Aging 3 Elliot M. Friedman and Carol D. Ryff 2 Demography of Aging: Behavioral and Social Implications 25 Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Stacey B. Whitbourne 3 Late Life: A Venue for Studying the Mechanisms by Which Contextual Factors Influence Individual Development 49 Denis Gerstorf and Nilam Ram 4 Methodological Issues in Research on Adult Development and Aging 72 Scott M. Hofer, Philippe Rast, and Andrea M. Piccinin Part II Physical Changes and Health 5 Physical Exercise and Health 97 Leslie I. Katzel and Gregory M. Steinbrenner 6 Behavioral Stability and Change in Health Across the Adult Life Cycle 118 Ilene C. Siegler and Adam Davey Part III Cognition 7 Processing Speed 135 Judith Dirk and Florian Schmiedek 8 Working Memory 154 David P. McCabe and Vanessa M. Loaiza 9 Memory and Aging 174 Brent J. Small, Kerri S. Rawson, Sarah Eisel, and Cathy L. McEvoy 10 Everyday Cognition 190 Jason C. Allaire Part IV Personality 11 Personality Development in Adulthood 211 Nicky J. Newton and Abigail J. Stewart 12 Socioemotional Perspectives on Adult Development 236 Jennifer Tehan Stanley and Derek M. Isaacowitz 13 Personality and Aging: Cognitive Perspectives and Processes 254 Eileen Kranz Graham and Margie E. Lachman Part V Abnormal Aging 14 Affective Disorders and Age: The View Through a Developmental Lens 275 Jennifer R. Piazza and Susan Turk Charles 15 Alzheimer s Disease and Other Dementias 293 Joshua R. Steinerman and Richard B. Lipton 16 Personality Disorders in Later Life 312 Daniel L. Segal, Richard Zweig, and Victor Molinari 17 Assessment of Older Adults 331 Christine E. Gould, Barry A. Edelstein, and Lindsay A. Gerolimatos Part VI Social Processes 18 Self-Regulation and Social Cognition in Adulthood: The Gyroscope of Personality 357 Cory Bolkan and Karen Hooker 19 Partners and Friends in Adulthood 381 Rosemary Blieszner and Karen A. Roberto 20 Intergenerational Relationships and Aging 399 Kira S. Birditt and Elvina Wardjiman 21 Retirement: An Adult Development Perspective 416 Mo Wang Part VII Well-Being and Creativity 22 Effects of Remaining Time for Psychological Well-Being and Cognition 433 Boo Johansson and Anne Ingeborg Berg 23 Successful Aging 459 Colin A. Depp, Ipsit V. Vahia, and Dilip V. Jeste 24 Creative Productivity and Aging: An Age Decrement or Not? 477 Dean Keith Simonton Author Index 497 Subject Index 527
Series Title: Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology
Other Titles: Handbook of adulthood and aging
Adulthood and aging
Responsibility: ed. by Susan Krauss Whitbourne ...

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