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New and Published Books

  1. Working Memory and Ageing

    Edited by Robert H. Logie, Robin G. Morris

    Series: Current Issues in Memory

    The rapid growth in the numbers of older people worldwide has led to an equally rapid growth in research on the changes across age in cognitive function, including the processes of moment to moment cognition known as working memory. This book brings together international research leaders who...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Memory of Sound

    Preserving the Sonic Past

    By Seán Street

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This book explores the connections between sound and memory across all electronic media, with a particular focus on radio. Street explores our capacity to remember through sound and how we can help ourselves preserve a sense of self through the continuity of memory. In so doing, he analyzes how the...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Psychology of Control and Aging (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Margret M. Baltes, Paul B. Baltes

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1986, the central topic of this book is the analysis and application of control-related beliefs and behaviours for theory and practice in the psychology of aging. The volume was written for two specific interrelated purposes aimed at cross-fertilization between the...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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