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Psychology of aging : a biopsychosocial perspective

Author: Brian P Yochim; Erin L Woodhead
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2018]
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Offers a comprehensive, in-depth chronicle of issues surrounding the psychology of aging emphasizing psychology, with a foundation in the biology, and an expansion into the sociological aspects of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Psychology of aging.
New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2018]
(DLC) 2017035270
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian P Yochim; Erin L Woodhead
ISBN: 9780826137296 0826137296
OCLC Number: 1004981196
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 357 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction to the Psychology of Aging: Brian P. Yochim, Ph.D., ABPPSection 1: Biological Underpinnings of Aging2. Biological Theories of Aging: Brian P. Yochim, Ph.D., ABPP3. The Aging Body and Age-Related Health Conditions: J. Kaci Fairchild, Ph.D., Kari A. Haws, Ph.D., and Christie Mead, M.A.4. Changes to the Brain: Methods of Investigation, Aging, and Neuroplasticity: Tyler A. Rickards, Ph.D., Juliana Baldo, Ph.D., and Brian P. Yochim, Ph.D., ABPPSection 2: Psychological Components of Aging5. Personality and Emotional Development: Erin L. Woodhead, Ph.D.6. Mental Health and Aging: Erin L. Woodhead, Ph.D., Preston Brown, and Victor Kwan, M.A.7. Cognition and Aging: Spring Gehring, M.A., Kyrstle Barrera, Ph.D., and Brian P. Yochim, Ph.D., ABPP8. Cognitive Reserve and Cognitive Interventions: Nicholas Bott, Psy.D. and Maya Yutsis, Ph.D., ABPP9. Neurocognitive Disorders in Late Life: Brian P. Yochim, Ph.D., ABPP10. Relationships, Families, and Aging: Changes in Roles with Aging: Rachel Rodriguez, MPH, Ph.D., ABPP and J.W. Terri Huh, Ph.D., ABPP11. Aging, Work, and Retirement: Harvey L. Sterns, Ph.D. and Cynthia McQuown, M.A.EdSection 3: Social Aspects of Aging12. Death and the Dying Process, Bereavement, and Widowhood: Andrea June, Ph.D. and Meghan Marty, Ph.D.13. Cultural Differences in Aging Experiences of Ethnic and Sexual Minority Older Adults: Kimberly E. Hiroto, Ph.D. and Sarah Yarry, Ph.D.14. Aging and the Legal System: Sheri Gibson, Ph.D. and Magdalene Lim, Psy.D.
Responsibility: Brian P. Yochim, PhD, ABPP, Erin L. Woodhead, PhD, editors.


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