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Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

edited by John C. Cavanaugh, Susan Krauss Whitbourne
Format
Book
Published
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Language
English
ISBN
0195115465 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Ch. 1. Theories of aging in the biological, behavioral, and social science
  • Ch. 2. Research methods
  • Ch. 3. Culture and aging
  • Ch. 4. Physical changes
  • Ch. 5. Immunity, disease processes, and optimal aging
  • Ch. 6. Dying and bereavement
  • Ch. 7. Basic cognitive processes
  • Ch. 8. Intelligence and cognitive potential in late life
  • Ch. 9. Self and personality development
  • Ch. 10. Clinical assessment of older adults
  • Ch. 11. Mental health and mental disorders in older adults
  • Ch. 12. Intergenerational relationships in later-life families: adult daughters and sons as caregivers to aging parents
  • Ch. 13. Work, leisure, and retirement
  • Ch. 14. Older adults' decision-making capacity: institutional settings and individual choices
  • Ch. 15. Public policy issues.
Description
x, 467 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
HEALTH SCIENCES: Purchased with support from the Ralph Erskine Conrad Memorial Fund.
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