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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 119 new and published books in the subject of Gerontology/Ageing — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Marc E. Agronin

    Working with the needs of patients with Alzheimer’s disease can be a major challenge for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other mental-health professionals. Alzheimer’s wreaks havoc on the patient, and its degenerative nature can create a protracted period of anguish and anxiety for the...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    By Guy Ramsay

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Methods in Religion, Spirituality & Aging

    Edited by James W. Ellor

    Since the 1971 White House Conference on Aging in the United States, the need to move from religiosity into new areas such as Spiritual Assessment and Spirituality has emerged. This movement has picked up momentum among scholars, particularly in terms of research in the area of Spirituality. While...

    Published March 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Gerontology

    What Now?

    Edited by Rick J. Scheidt, Benyamin Schwarz

    Environmental gerontology – the research on aging and environment – evolved during the late 1960s, when the domain became a relevant topic due to societal concerns with the problems of housing for elderly people. The field proliferated during the 1970s and 1980s, and remains viable and active today...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Group Techniques for Aging Adults

    Putting Geriatric Skills Enhancement into Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Kathie T. Erwin

    Elders can struggle with issues of social isolation and self-esteem, and benefit from having positive coping skills at their disposal. The practical ideas Kathie Erwin imparts in this second edition help mental health professionals working with elderly populations to create an interactive,...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Resilient Grandparent Caregivers

    A Strengths-Based Perspective

    Edited by Bert Hayslip, Jr., Gregory C. Smith

    The study of grandparents raising grandchildren, now almost two decades old, has tended to have a negative bias, emphasizing the difficulties such people face and the negative impact that grandparent caregiving has on them physically, socially, and emotionally. This edited book seeks to reverse...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Managing Depression, Growing Older

    A guide for professionals and carers

    By Kerrie Eyers, Gordon Parker, Henry Brodaty

    Awarded the book prize for 2012 by the Australasian Journal on Ageing! Even when he’s grey around the muzzle, the black dog of depression can still deliver a ferocious bite. Depression can strike at any age, and it may appear for the first time as we get older, as a result of life circumstances or...

    Published May 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Changing Aging, Changing Family Therapy

    Practicing With 21st Century Realities

    Edited by Paul R. Peluso, Richard E. Watts, Mindy Parsons

    Series: Family Therapy and Counseling

    As the baby boomers move into retirement and later stages of life, gerontology and geriatrics have begun to receive much more attention. Changing Aging, Changing Family Therapy explores the ways in which family therapists’ expertise in systems theory makes them uniquely qualified to take a leading...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Aging Intellect

    By Douglas H. Powell

    Habits such as regular exercise are well known to be linked to better health in older adults. Far less is understood about behaviors that contribute to the optimally aging mind. This may be a reason why only about 25% of elders meet the standards for optimal cognitive aging. The Aging...

    Published May 8th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Ageing and Older Adult Mental Health

    Issues and Implications for Practice

    Edited by Patrick Ryan, Barry J. Coughlan

    This book examines the issues and implications that mental health professionals face when dealing with ageing and older adults. The book focuses on the biological, psychological and cultural influences that impact on the work of mental health practitioners who work with this client group. Based on...

    Published January 26th 2011 by Routledge