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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Personality Development

    Theoretical, Empirical, and Clinical Investigations of Loevinger's Conception of Ego Development

    Edited by P. Michiel Westenberg, Augusto Blasi, Lawrence D. Cohn

    Jane Loevinger's innovative research methodology, psychometric rigor, and theoretical scope have attracted the attention of numerous scholars and researchers. Empirical investigations employing Loevinger's Washington University Sentence Completion Test of ego development (WUSCT) have appeared with...

    Published January 31st 1998 by Psychology Press

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 April 30th 1997 by Routledge

  8. 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 December 31st 1996 by Psychology Press

  9. Aging and Skilled Performance

    Advances in Theory and Applications

    Edited by Wendy A. Rogers, Arthur D. Fisk, Neff Walker

    The term "skill" encompasses an array of topics and issues. For example, individuals are skilled in a variety of domains such as chess, typing, air traffic control, or knitting; researchers study skill in a variety of ways, including speed of acquisition, accuracy of performance, and retention over...

    Published August 31st 1996 by Psychology Press

  10. Compensating for Psychological Deficits and Declines

    Managing Losses and Promoting Gains

    Edited by Roger A. Dixon, Lars B„ckman, Lars Backman

    The concept of compensation in psychology refers to processes through which a gap or mismatch between current accessible skills and environmental demands is reduced or closed. These gaps can be principally the result of losses, such as those associated with aging or interpersonal role changes;...

    Published September 30th 1995 by Psychology Press