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The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of adulthood and aging

Author: Susan Krauss Whitbourne; Martin J Sliwinski
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2016. ©2012
Series: Wiley-Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This exceptional collection draws on the most recent demographic data and combines classic research with cutting-edge approaches to provide an invaluable overview of the developmental psychology of the adult years. Covers a wide range of topics within adult development and aging, from theoretical perspectives to specific content areas Includes newly commissioned essays from the top researchers in the field Takes a  Read more...
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Wiley-Blackwell handbook of adulthood and aging.
Hoboken : Wiley, 2016
(DLC) 2016034123
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Krauss Whitbourne; Martin J Sliwinski
ISBN: 9781444331479 1444331477 9781119237884 1119237882
OCLC Number: 930758753
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Notes on contributors --
Preface / Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Martin J. Sliwinski --
Foundations --
Theoretical perspectives : a biopsychosocial approach to positive aging / Elliot M. Friedman and Carol D. Ryff --
Demography of aging: behavioral and social implications / Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Stacey B. Whitbourne --
Late life : a venue for studying the mechanisms by which contextual factors influence individual development / Denis Gerstorf and Nilam Ram --
Methodological issues in research on adult development and aging / Scott M. Hofer, Philippe Rast, and Andrea M. Piccinin --
Physical changes and health --
Physical exercise and health / Leslie I. Katzel and Gregory M. Steinbrenner --
Behavioral stability and change in health across the adult life cycle / Ilene C. Siegler and Adam Davey --
Cognition --
Processing speed / Judith Dirk and Florian Schmiedek --
Working memory / David P. McCabe and Vanessa M. Loaiza --
Memory and aging / Brent J. Small, Kerri S. Rawson, Sarah Eisel, and Cathy L. McEvoy --
Everyday cognition / Jason C. Allaire --
Personality --
Personality development in adulthood / Nicky J. Newton and Abigail J. Stewart --
Socioemotional perspectives on adult development / Jennifer Tehan Stanley and Derek M. Isaacowitz --
Personality and aging: cognitive perspectives and processes / Eileen Kranz Graham and Margie E. Lachman --
Abnormal aging --
Affective disorders and age: the view through a developmental lens / Jennifer R. Piazza and Susan Turk Charles --
Alzheimer?s disease and other dementias / Joshua R. Steinerman and Richard B. Lipton --
Personality disorders in later life / Daniel L. Segal, Richard Zweig, and Victor Molinari --
Assessment of older adults / Christine E. Gould, Barry A. Edelstein, and Lindsay A. Gerolimatos --
Social processes --
Self-regulation and social cognition in adulthood : the gyroscope of personality / Cory Bolkan and Karen Hooker --
Partners and friends in adulthood / Rosemary Blieszner and Karen A. Roberto --
Intergenerational relationships and aging / Kira S. Birditt and Elvina Wardjiman --
Retirement : an adult development perspective / Mo Wang --
Well-being and creativity --
Effects of remaining time for psychological well-being and cognition / Boo Johansson and Anne Ingeborg Berg --
Successful aging / Colin A. Depp, Ipsit V. Vahia, and Dilip V. Jeste --
Creative productivity and aging : an age decrement : or not? / Dean Keith Simonton --
Author index --
Subject index.
Series Title: Wiley-Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology.
Other Titles: Handbook of adulthood and aging
Responsibility: edited by Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Martin J. Sliwinski.

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