Mental Health: Gerontology/Ageing

  • Perspectives on Palliative and End-of-Life Care: Disease, Social and Cultural Context book cover

    Perspectives on Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    Disease, Social and Cultural Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    Individuals and families face challenges at the end of life that can vary significantly depending on social and cultural contexts, yet more than ever is now known about the needs that cut across the great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death. A number of behavioural interventions…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care book cover

    Perspectives on Behavioural Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca S Allen, Brian D Carpenter, Morgan K. Eichorst

    The challenges faced by individuals and families at the end of life are still incredibly diverse, and many behavioural interventions and clinical approaches have been developed to address this great diversity of experiences in the face of dying and death, helping providers to care for their clients…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge

  • Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies: Inclusion and Innovation book cover

    Social Research Methods in Dementia Studies

    Inclusion and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Keady, Lars-Christer Hydén, Ann Johnson, Caroline Swarbrick

    Traditionally, the most preferred social research methods in dementia studies have been interviews, focus groups and non-participant observations. Most of these methods have been used for a long time by researchers in other social research fields, but their application to the field of dementia…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • International Handbook of Positive Aging book cover

    International Handbook of Positive Aging

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rachael E. Docking, Jennifer Stock

    As our global demographic shifts towards an increasingly aging population, we have an opportunity to transform how we experience and think about getting older and embrace the diversity and contribution that this population can bring to society. The International Handbook of Positive Aging showcases…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature: Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman book cover

    Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature

    Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman, 1st Edition

    By Heike Hartung

    This study establishes age as a category of literary history, delineating age in its interaction with gender and narrative genre. Based on the historical premise that the view of ageing as a burden emerges as a specific narrative in the late eighteenth century, the study highlights how the changing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China book cover

    Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    1st Edition

    By Guy Ramsay

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Many of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Sleep and Ageing book cover

    Sleep and Ageing

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Morgan

    Sleeping patterns change with age, whether we are growing up, or growing old. While most people are prepared for the rapidly altering sleep patterns of growing children, the evidence suggests that many are unprepared for additional sleep changes in later life, either in themselves or in others. In…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sleep and Dreams

  • Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia: History, Evolution and Internationalism book cover

    Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia

    History, Evolution and Internationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lauren A. Yates, Jennifer Yates, Martin Orrell, Aimee Spector, Bob Woods

    Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) has made a huge global, clinical impact since its inception, and this landmark book is the first to draw all the published research together in one place. Edited by experts in the intervention, including members of the workgroup who initially developed the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Aging and Mental Health Research

  • Soul Pain: The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life book cover

    Soul Pain

    The Meaning of Suffering in Later Life, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges book cover

    The Gerontological Prism: Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges

    Developing Interdisciplinary Bridges, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Society and Aging Series

  • Handbook of Asian Aging book cover

    Handbook of Asian Aging

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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