Mental Health: Gerontology/Ageing

  • Providing Home Care for Older Adults: A Professional Guide for Mental Health Practitioners book cover

    Providing Home Care for Older Adults

    A Professional Guide for Mental Health Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle L. Terry, Michelle E. Mlinac, Pamela L. Steadman-Wood

    A practical guide to providing home-based mental health services, Providing Home Care for Older Adults teaches readers to how to handle the unique aspects of home-based care and apply and adapt evidence-based assessment and treatment within the home-based setting. Featuring contributions from…

    Paperback – 2020-09-09 
    Routledge

  • An Essential Guide to Aging Well: Older, Wiser book cover

    An Essential Guide to Aging Well

    Older, Wiser, 1st Edition

    By Katharine Bethell

    This book is a refreshingly honest self-help guide to aging well. It encourages readers to dispel gloom or overcome denial around the subject of aging and offers advice in a realistic, non-prescriptive format. Practical yet personable, chapters move through pertinent topics such as making the…

    Paperback – 2020-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Dementia: The Basics book cover

    Dementia: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Anthea Innes, Lesley Calvert, Gail Bowker

    Dementia: The Basics provides the reader with a clear and compassionate introduction to dementia and an accessible guide to dealing with different parts of the dementia journey, from pre-diagnosis and diagnosis to post-diagnostic support, increasing care needs and end of life care. Co-authored by…

    Paperback – 2020-07-21 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • 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

  • Grief, Bereavement and Meaning Making in Older People: Views from Rural China book cover

    Grief, Bereavement and Meaning Making in Older People

    Views from Rural China, 1st Edition

    By Haimin Pan

    Spousal bereavement seems to be one of the most devastating things a person can suffer through during the course of his or her life and it can result in adverse bio-psycho-social consequences for the left behind spouse. This book offers updated views from incorporating meaning making theory and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • A Guide to Aging and Well-Being for Healthcare Professionals: Psychological Perspectives book cover

    A Guide to Aging and Well-Being for Healthcare Professionals

    Psychological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Norman M. Brier

    This book provides practical evidence-based strategies that will help clinicians across a broad range of disciplines to address and discuss the main issues an aging person is likely to face and overcome if they are to maintain a sense of well-being as they age. Based on an extensive body of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-28
    Routledge

  • Ageing Identities and Women’s Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon book cover

    Ageing Identities and Women’s Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Heinrichsmeier

    The ageing of the world’s populations, particularly in Western developed countries, is a well-documented phenomenon; and despite many positive images of later life, in the media and public discourse later life is frequently depicted as a time of inevitable physical and cognitive decline. Against…

    Hardback – 2020-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia: Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice book cover

    Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia

    Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Evans, Jane Garner, Rachel Darnley Smith

    Psychodynamic Approaches to the Experience of Dementia: Perspectives from Observation, Theory and Practice demonstrates the impact of healthcare approaches that take into account not only the practical needs but also the emotional experience of the patient, their partners, families and friends, lay…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    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

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