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  1. Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Growing Older

    Perspectives on LGBT Aging

    Edited by James T. Sears

    LGBT older adults experience issues and challenges that are unique, including institutional heteronormativity, heterosexism in organizations, and homophobia among caregivers and social service providers. This book presents a diverse group of scholars, activists, social service providers, and...

    Published August 12th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Psychology of Ageing

    Edited by Patrick Rabbitt

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    Cognitive and biological ageing has become a fast-growing and dynamic area of study and research, and the scale of this acceleration in growth makes this new four-volume collection in the Psychology Press Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Psychology, especially timely. A primary question is...

    Published July 29th 2009 by Psychology Press

  4. Ageing, Cognition, and Neuroscience

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Soledad Ballesteros, Lars Goran-Nilsson, Patrick Lemaire

    Series: Special Issues of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Developed nations are experiencing enormous increases in the number of elderly people in the population. Ageing is a universal complex multifaceted process that profoundly affects mind and brain of all individuals. Important discoveries are being made at different levels of research on cognitive...

    Published June 3rd 2009 by Psychology Press

  5. Episodic Memory and Healthy Ageing

    A Special Issue of Memory

    Edited by Chris Moulin, Moshe Naveh-Benjamin, Celine Souchay

    Series: Special Issues of Memory

    A characteristic feature of the aging process is a decline in episodic memory, that form of memory related to a particular time and place in an individual’s personal history. This volume gathers together articles by leaders in the field exploring aging and episodic memory in healthy adults. These...

    Published March 23rd 2009 by Psychology Press

  6. Cognitive Gerontology: Cognitive Change in Old Age

    A Special Issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Section A

    Edited by Patrick Rabbitt

    Series: Special Issues of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Section A

    The worldwide demographic explosion in numbers of older people makes the study of cognitive change in old age of obvious practical interest. It is also theoretically crucial because it demands models for cognitive change that can explain how some cognitive skills are retained while others are lost...

    Published January 23rd 2008 by Psychology Press

  7. The Handbook of Aging and Cognition

    Third Edition

    Edited by Fergus I. M. Craik, Timothy A. Salthouse

    Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research. A significant amount of new data, a number of new theoretical notions, and many new research issues have been generated in the past ten years. This new edition reviews new findings and theories, enables the reader to assess where the field is...

    Published October 8th 2007 by Psychology Press

  8. Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes

    Edited by Adrian Tomer, Grafton T. Eliason, Paul T. P. Wong

    Existential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes provides: an in-depth examination of death attitudes, existentialism, and spirituality and their relationships; a review of the major theoretical models; clinical applications of these models to issues such as infertility, bereavement, anxiety,...

    Published July 30th 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. Aging and Work in the 21st Century

    By Kenneth S. Shultz, Gary A. Adams

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    The aging of baby boomers, along with the predicted decrease of the available labor pool, will place increased scrutiny and emphasis on issues relating to an aging workforce. Furthermore, future economic downturns will place strong pressure on older workers to remain in the workforce, and on...

    Published February 21st 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Mild Cognitive Impairment

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Holly A. Tuokko, David F. Hultsch

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as an important clinical transition between normal aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Since treatments for AD are most likely to be most effective early in the course of the disease, MCI has become a topic of great importance...

    Published September 13th 2006 by Psychology Press