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  1. Handbook of Communication and Aging Research

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jon F. Nussbaum, Justine Coupland

    This second edition of the Handbook of Communication and Aging Research captures the ever-changing and expanding domain of aging research. Since it was first recognized that there is more to social aging than demography, gerontology has needed a communication perspective. Like the first edition,...

    Published January 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  2. Involved Fathering and Men's Adult Development

    Provisional Balances

    By Rob Palkovitz

    Involved Fathering and Men's Adult Development is an interdisciplinary book that synthesizes theoretical, empirical, and anecdotal writings from different fields and provides an analysis of extensive interviews with 40 fathers. Along with the exploration of the distinct contribution that fathers...

    Published May 1st 2002 by Psychology Press

  3. Geriatric Residential Care

    Edited by Robert D. Hill, Brian L. Thorn, John Bowling, Anthony Morrison

    This book's main goal is to examine the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. The chapter authors espouse a psychological approach to long-term residential care and an effort is made throughout the text to present a model of care that encompasses the whole individual. Since...

    Published December 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  4. Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web

    Edited by Roger W. Morrell

    Older Adults, Health Information, and the World Wide Web is devoted to the exploration of how the World Wide Web might be used to deliver current, easily accessible health information to adults over the age of 60 and their caregivers. The book considers how age-related changes in vision, cognitive...

    Published November 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  5. Ageing and Executive Control

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by Reinhold Kliegl, Ulrich Mayr-Psycholgy, Daniel Spieler

    Series: Special Issues of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

    The empirical and theoretical analysis of executive control processes, dormant for many years, has grown to become one of the most fertile areas of research in cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Because executive functions are thought to have a pervasive role in maintaining optimal...

    Published June 14th 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Aging, Communication, and Health

    Linking Research and Practice for Successful Aging

    Edited by Mary Lee Hummert, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This collection highlights the current efforts by scholars and researchers to understand the aging process as it relates to the health of older adults. With contributions from international scholars in communication, psychology, public health, medicine, nursing, and other areas, this volume...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  7. Negative and Positive Support

    A Special Issue of applied Developmental Science.

    Edited by Joann P. Reinhardt

    This special issue reflects current conceptual and methodological examination of the impact of both negative and positive social support on well being in later life. Empirical work conducted over the past few decades has documented the beneficial impact of social support on elders' life quality...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  8. Intergenerational Communication Across the Life Span

    By Angie Williams, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Individuals of all ages interact with one another, and their interactions have significance throughout their lives. This distinctive volume acknowledges the importance of these interactions and provides a life-span developmental view of communication and aging, attempting to capture the many...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge

  9. Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

    Edited by Shari R. Waldstein, Merrill F. Elias, Merrill F. Elias

    Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and many other countries, confers substantial risk for cerebrovascular events, such as stroke and vascular dementia. The neuropsychological sequelae of such conditions are well documented and can have a...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. Cultures of Ageing

    Self, Citizen and the Body

    By Chris Gilleard, Paul Higgs

    For undergraduate courses in sociology and psychology which examine ageing adulthood. This book focuses on the dramatic changes to the nature of post-retirement life experienced by people at the end of the twentieth century. It examines age and ageing in terms of the key preoccupations of...

    Published September 22nd 2000 by Routledge