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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Adult Learning and Development

    Perspectives From Educational Psychology

    Edited by M. Cecil Smith, Thomas Pourchot

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    Adult education occurs whenever individuals engage in sustained, systematic learning in order to affect changes in their attitudes, knowledge, skills, or belief systems. Learning, instruction, and developmental processes are the primary foci of educational psychology research and theorizing, but...

    Published December 31st 1997 by Routledge

  9. Cross-cultural Communication and Aging in the United States

    Edited by Hana Noor Al-Deen

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Recently, the communication discipline has devoted increasing energy toward the study of aging, yet most of the research has insufficiently addressed a crucial factor in communicative relationships--culture. Meanwhile, cross-cultural/intercultural communication has not adequately addressed the...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Routledge

  10. The Developmental Psychology of Planning

    Why, How, and When Do We Plan?

    Edited by Sarah L. Friedman, Ellin Kofsky Scholnick

    Planning is defined as formulating an organized method for action in advance. Although people do not plan all the time and planning does not occur in every situation, planning skill is central to all human behavior. There are developmental differences in planning skill and in the motivation to plan...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Psychology Press