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New and Published Books

  1. Aging in Place

    The Role of Housing and Social Supports

    By Leon A Pastalan

    In this highly practical volume, the contributing authors explore some of the dimensions associated with aging in place. There are increasing numbers of older Americans who are faced with fundamental changes in their economic circumstances, health, and marital status which have an impact on their...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia

    A Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Edited by Linda Clare, Robert T. Woods

    The relevance of cognitive rehabilitation for people with dementia is becoming increasingly accepted by researchers and practitioners in the field. This special issue draws together examples of state-of-the-art research and systematic review by experts in this exciting and growing area.The...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Clinical Perspectives on Primary Progressive Aphasia

    Edited by Lyndsey Nickels, Karen Croot

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Primary progressive aphasia is a type of dementia that progressively impairs language abilities (speaking, understanding, reading and writing) and may eventually affect other aspects of thinking, movement and/or personality. For the person with primary progressive aphasia, these problems have a...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Self-Esteem Across the Lifespan

    Issues and Interventions

    Edited by Mary H. Guindon

    As long as clinicians write “increase self-esteem” on treatment plans without knowing precisely what that means, there is a need for information on the construct of self-esteem and how its many components can have an effect on outcomes. This text defines self-esteem, describes its history and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Neuropsychology of Cardiovascular Disease

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Shari R. Waldstein, Merrill F. Elias

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and most westernized nations. Both CVDs and their risk factors confer substantial risk for stroke and dementia, but are also associated with more subtle changes in brain structure and function and...

    Published February 2nd 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Mental Health Among Elderly Native Americans (Psychology Revivals)

    By James L. Narduzzi

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the 1990s providing mental health services to the elderly and particularly to elderly Native Americans had been an issue of some concern for the last several decades. Despite this, many public decisions made at the time were based on inadequate data. Due to this lack of data, there had been...

    Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Aging Mind

    An owner's manual

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives....

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Therapy with Men after Sixty

    A Challenging Life Phase

    By Barry McCarthy, Emily McCarthy

    Therapy with Men after Sixty is a breakthrough book for professionals that helps them open their clients’ minds to new ways of thinking, behaving, and feeling about the aging process. The authors adopt a realistic but optimistic tone as they carefully examine the psychological, relational, and...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Dignity and Old Age

    By Rose Dobrof, Robert Disch, Harry R Moody

    Open up Dignity and Old Age, and you’ll find a wealth of thoughtful suggestions for how you and others can gain more respect and admiration for your relatives, neighbors, and patients who are in the latter stages of life. You’ll examine the word “dignity” as it relates to the world’s...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Latinos in an Aging World

    Social, Psychological, and Economic Perspectives

    By Ronald J. Angel, Jacqueline L. Angel

    Series: Textbooks in Aging

    This book fosters a deeper understanding of the growing Latino elderly population and the implications on society. It examines post-WWII demographic and social changes and summarizes research from sociology, psychology, economics, and public health to shed light on the economic, physical, and...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge