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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 August 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 July 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 March 1st 2000 by Routledge

  6. 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 January 1st 1998 by Routledge

  7. 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 August 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. 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 August 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  9. Alzheimer Discourse

    Some Sociolinguistic Dimensions

    By Vai Ramanathan

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book deals with the narrative discourse--specifically lifestories--of 16 patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease (AD). It attempts to understand the discourse of these patients in contextual terms. Thus far, the dominant explanation for "incoherence" in AD speech has been largely provided...

    Published May 1st 1997 by Routledge

  10. Biological and Neuropsychological Mechanisms

    Life-span Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Hayne W. Reese, Michael D. Franzen

    Consistent with preceding volumes in this series, the contributors represent a variety of disciplines related to the theme of the conference and the ensuing volume. In the present instance, the theme is biological and neuropsychological mechanisms in life-span psychological development and the...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press