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  1. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 8th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Counseling Older Adults

    By John Blando

    Counseling older adults is not equivalent to counseling the general population, and specialized skills and knowledge, as well as sensitivity to the contexts in which older adults live, are essential in working successfully with this population. This text provides an introduction to gerontological...

    Published November 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Psychotherapy with Older Men

    By Tammi Vacha-Haase, Stephen R. Wester, Heidi Fowell Christianson

    Series: The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    Growing older can be a time of great joy and satisfaction for men as they look back on their accomplishments and gain more free time, but it can also be a challenging and distressing experience, especially for those men raised with the very traditional notions of what it means to be a "real man."...

    Published August 10th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Mental Health and Later Life

    Delivering an Holistic Model for Practice

    Edited by John Keady, Sue Watts

    The mental health needs of older people are all too often overlooked or put down to the inevitable consequences of ageing. This textbook will make it much easier for health, social care and third sector workers to identify, treat and support the needs of this population. The book takes an...

    Published August 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Aging Consumer

    Perspectives From Psychology and Economics

    Edited by Aimee Drolet, Norbert Schwarz, Carolyn Yoon

    Series: Marketing and Consumer Psychology Series

    At present, about 45 million Americans are over the age of 65, and by 2020, one out of every six Americans will be 65 or older. These statistics are reflective of a worldwide phenomenon in developing and developed countries alike unrivalled since the Industrial Revolution. This edited volume,...

    Published June 8th 2010 by Routledge