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New and Published Books

  1. Personality Development

    Theoretical, Empirical, and Clinical Investigations of Loevinger's Conception of Ego Development

    Edited by P. Michiel Westenberg, Augusto Blasi, Lawrence D. Cohn

    Jane Loevinger's innovative research methodology, psychometric rigor, and theoretical scope have attracted the attention of numerous scholars and researchers. Empirical investigations employing Loevinger's Washington University Sentence Completion Test of ego development (WUSCT) have appeared with...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Working Memory and Ageing

    Edited by Robert H. Logie, Robin G. Morris

    Series: Current Issues in Memory

    The rapid growth in the numbers of older people worldwide has led to an equally rapid growth in research on the changes across age in cognitive function, including the processes of moment to moment cognition known as working memory. This book brings together international research leaders who...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Approaches to Discourse in Dementia

    By Jacqueline A. Guendouzi, Nicole Muller

    The qualitative analysis of naturally occurring discourse in neurogenic communication disorders, specifically in dementia studies, has experienced recent burgeoning interest from wide-ranging disciplines. This multidisciplinarity has been exciting, but has added contextual confusion. This book...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Behavior, Health, and Aging

    Edited by Stephen B. Manuck, Richard Jennings, Bruce Rabin, Andrew S. Baum, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    A dramatic shift in the average age of the U.S. population and the increasing number of elderly Americans has introduced new and challenging healthcare dilemmas. This book addresses these issues with contributed chapters by the leading authorities in the field of behavioral medicine. It deals with...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Psychology of Control and Aging (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Margret M. Baltes, Paul B. Baltes

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    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...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Processing of Medical information in Aging Patients

    Cognitive and Human Factors Perspectives

    Edited by Roger W. Morrell, Kim Shifren, Denise Park, Denise Park

    This volume focuses on understanding the impact of age-related decline in cognitive abilities on medical decisions and compliance with medical instructions. It examines how medical information and the medical environment can be restructured to accommodate the decreased cognitive function associated...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Elderly Eyewitness in Court

    Edited by Michael P. Toglia, David F. Ross, Joanna Pozzulo, Emily Pica

    The majority of research on eyewitness memory has traditionally studied children and young adults. By contrast, this volume is designed to provide an overview of empirical research on the cognitive, social, and health related factors that impact the accuracy of eyewitness testimony...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Dementia and Memory

    Edited by Lars-Göran Nilsson, Nobuo Ohta

    A negative effect of the ageing population is that more individuals are experiencing cognitive decline and some form of neurodegenerative disease. With the number of people experiencing dementia likely to double in the next 20 years, this change in society presents one of greatest challenges facing...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Dialogue and Dementia

    Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement

    Edited by Robert W. Schrauf, Nicole Müller

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume takes the positive view that conversation between persons with dementia and their interlocutors is a privileged site for ongoing cognitive engagement. The book aims to identify and describe specific linguistic devices or strategies at the level of turn-by-turn talk that promote and...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Women and Therapy in the Last Third of Life

    The Long View

    Edited by Valory Mitchell

    What is distinct about the last third of life, about women, that makes psychotherapy different? In this diverse collection, the psychological meanings and challenges of the last third of life are explored, as the capacity of the psyche expands, sense of time changes, and some questions take on new...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge