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  1. 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 February 28th 2001 by Routledge

  2. 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 February 28th 2001 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 December 31st 2000 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 21st 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Social Psychology of Aging

    A Special Issue of basic and Applied Social Psychology

    Edited by Scott F. Madey

    This special issue highlights how social psychology can further the understanding of important social, health, interpersonal, and intergenerational issues facing people as they age. This issue has three goals: to generate more interest in aging as an area of study for social psychologists by...

    Published July 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  7. Dying, Death, and Bereavement

    4th Edition

    By Lewis R. Aiken

    This book is a brief but comprehensive survey of research, writings, and professional practices concerned with death and dying. It is interdisciplinary and eclectic--medical, psychological, religious, philosophical, artistic, demographics, bereavement, and widowhood are all considered--but with an...

    Published June 30th 2000 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 May 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  9. Communication and Aging

    2nd Edition

    By Jon F. Nussbaum, Loretta L. Pecchioni, James D. Robinson, Teresa L. Thompson

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This text employs a communication perspective to examine the aging process and the ability of individuals to adapt successfully to aging. It continues the groundbreaking work of the first edition, emphasizing a life-span approach toward understanding the social interaction that occurs during later...

    Published February 29th 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 April 30th 1999 by Psychology Press