Mental Health: Gerontology/Ageing

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

    Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods

    By Joyce Weil

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • Aging and Development

    Social and Emotional Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Peter G. Coleman, Ann O'Hanlon

    The psychology of aging usually focuses upon cognitive changes, with a particular focus on dementia and other forms of cognitive decline. But getting older is about more than simply changes to the brain and related health issues. Changes to our social and emotional lives are also hugely significant…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Lessons on Aging from Three Nations

    The Art of Aging Well

    By Sara Carmel, Carol A. Morse, Fernando Torres-Gil, Jon Hendricks

    The demographic revolution - the aging of societies has become a worldwide phenomenon, affecting governments, economies, social trends, relationships amongst nations, and most of all, the elderly themselves and their families. The pace of aging differs amongst nations, however, as do the solutions…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Soul Pain

    The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life

    By Helen K Black

    This book explores the multifaceted experience of suffering in old age. Older adults suffer from a variety of causes such as illness, loss, and life disappointment, to name a few. Suffering also occurs due to experiences related to one's gender, ethnic background, and religion. Although…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    By Jeffrey Michael Clair, Richard Allman

    "The Gerontological Prism" promotes disciplinary cooperation in aging research and practice. To some extent, each chapter explores a unified objective, that of generating a disciplinary-blind gerontology. The fundamental assumption throughout this book is that the aging individual and society can…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Aging and Time

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives, Illustrated Edition

    By Jan Baars, Henk Visser

    The aim of this volume is to revitalise the debate about the concepts of time implicit in the study of aging. The many problems related to aging and the aged put an enormous pressure on the gerontological community to come up with practical applications and solutions. In considering research…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Asian Aging

    By Hyunsook Yoon, Jon Hendricks

    In western countries, the rising tide of population aging took 100 years to alter the face of societies, but Asia is experiencing comparable changes in not much more than a quarter of a century. Contributors to "The Handbook of Aging" describe the magnitude of these changes and their effects on the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • New Dynamics in Old Age

    Individual, Environmental and Societal Perspectives

    By Hans-Werner Wahl, Clemens Tesch-Romer, Dr. Andreas Hoff, Jon Hendricks

    This book was nurtured by the belief that the new dynamics of today's and tomorrow's aging has not yet been treated well in the gerontology literature. Several questions drove the choice of substance for the book: What kind of new dynamics of aging deserves consideration? What kinds of theories and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Diversity

    New Approaches to Ethnic Minority Aging

    Edited by E Percil Stanford, Fernando M Tores-Gil

    Containing ideas and perspectives, this monograph examines the evolutionary and future considerations for diversity in aging.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • Families and Aging

    By Linda Burton

    The complexity and diversity of families and aging has generated the necessity for research, policy, and program agendas that address emerging issues and needs for elderly Americans and their families. This volume is an effort towards that end - an effort towards fostering a different perspective…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • Gender & Aging

    By Lou Glasse, Jon Hendricks

    Is there something about our gender that alters the way the aging process unfolds? How does being male or female affect us as we grow older? How important is gender to the study of aging? These and similar questions are what "Gender and Aging" is all about. Sixteen essays, written by scholars and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Generations and Aging

  • In the Country of the Old

    By Jon Hendricks

    Aging is a universal experience, and an individual one. But it is also a cultural phenomenon. Our ethnic and social background has a strong influence on how we deal with growing old. This collection draws on research from around the world to explore how cultural context shapes and defines the aging…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Aging and Human Development Series

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