Mental health in later life : taking a life course approach (Book, 2020) []
skip to content
Mental health in later life : taking a life course approach Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Mental health in later life : taking a life course approach

Author: Alisoun Milne
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago, IL : Policy Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Focusing on mental health rather than mental illness, this book adopts a lifecourse approach to understanding mental health and wellbeing in later life. Well-respected author and scholar Alisoun Milne explores the influences of lifecourse experiences, structural inequalities, socio-political context, history, gender and age related factors and engages with new ways of thinking about preventing mental ill health and  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alisoun Milne
ISBN: 9781447305729 1447305728 9781447305712 144730571X
OCLC Number: 1139280297
Description: vii, 351 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Demography, topography and mental health problems in later life --
Mental health, psychological well-being, successful ageing and quality of life --
The life course, inequalities and mental health in later life --
The impact of age-related risks and inequalities on mental health in later life --
Socio-economic disadvantage and poverty --
Abuse, mistreatment and neglect --
The fourth age, frailty and transitions --
The mental health and well-being of people living with dementia --
Conceptualising dementia --
Promotion and prevention.
Responsibility: Alisoun Milne ; foreword by Judith Phillips.


Drawing together material from a number of different fields the book analyses the meaning and determinants of mental health amongst older populations and offers a critical review of the lifecourse,  Read more...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Professor Milne has produced an original and accessible analysis of a cutting-edge topic in later life. Definitely recommended for those learning about, researching and working for or with this Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.