Gerontology/Ageing Products

  • Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods

    Understanding successful ageing

    Edited by Leigh Riby

    Our understanding of the aging process is changing. As people in developed countries live longer lives through improved diet and better medical care, so a range of research methods has evolved that allows a more nuanced understanding of how we develop psychological and neurologically. Allied to…

    Paperback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge
    Research Methods in Developmental Psychology: A Handbook Series

  • Decision Making near the End of Life

    Issues, Developments, and Future Directions

    Edited by James L. Werth Jr., Dean Blevins

    Decision Making near the End of Life provides a comprehensive overview of the recent developments that have impacted decision-making processes within the field of end-of-life care. The most current developments in all aspects of major underlying issues such as public attitudes, the impact of media,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • When Professionals Weep

    Emotional and Countertransference Responses in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Renee S. Katz, Therese G. Johnson

    When Professionals Weep speaks to the humbling and often transformational moments that clinicians experience in their careers as caregivers and healers—moments when it is often hard to separate the influence of our own emotional responses and worldviews from the patient’s or family’s. When…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

  • The Preservation of Memory

    Edited by Davide Bruno

    An increase in average life expectancy has given rise to a number of pressing health challenges for the 21st century. Age-related memory loss, whether due to a neurodegenerative condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, or as a product of the normal process of aging, is perhaps the most significant of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Psychology Press

  • Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature

    Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Psychology of Control and Aging

    Edited by Margret M. Baltes, Paul B. Baltes

    Originally published in 1986, the central topic of this book is the analysis and application of control-related beliefs and behaviours for theory and practice in the psychology of aging. The volume was written for two specific interrelated purposes aimed at cross-fertilization between the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Aging in Place

    The Role of Housing and Social Supports

    By Leon A Pastalan

    In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia

    A Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Edited by Linda Clare, Robert T. Woods

    The relevance of cognitive rehabilitation for people with dementia is becoming increasingly accepted by researchers and practitioners in the field. This special issue draws together examples of state-of-the-art research and systematic review by experts in this exciting and growing area.The…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Psychology Press

  • Clinical Perspectives on Primary Progressive Aphasia

    Edited by Lyndsey Nickels, Karen Croot

    Primary progressive aphasia is a type of dementia that progressively impairs language abilities (speaking, understanding, reading and writing) and may eventually affect other aspects of thinking, movement and/or personality. For the person with primary progressive aphasia, these problems have a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Psychology Press
    Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

  • Self-Esteem Across the Lifespan

    Issues and Interventions

    Edited by Mary H. Guindon

    As long as clinicians write “increase self-esteem” on treatment plans without knowing precisely what that means, there is a need for information on the construct of self-esteem and how its many components can have an effect on outcomes. This text defines self-esteem, describes its history and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Shari R. Waldstein, Merrill F. Elias

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and most westernized nations. Both CVDs and their risk factors confer substantial risk for stroke and dementia, but are also associated with more subtle changes in brain structure and function and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-02
    Psychology Press

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