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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Older GLBT Family and Community Life

    Edited by Christine A. Fruhauf, Dan Mahoney

    It is a well known fact that our population of persons aged 65 and over are growing at a faster rate than any other demographic. Older adults are now living longer more complex lives than previous generations. Recent census data confirms the emergence of a growing, more visible older Gay, Lesbian,...

    Published December 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Growing Old

    A Journey of Self-Discovery

    By Danielle Quinodoz

    People react very differently to the process of ageing. Some people shy away from old age for as long as they can and eventually spend it reflecting on times when they were physically and mentally stronger and more independent. For others old age is embraced as a new adventure and something to look...

    Published October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Older Worker and the Changing Labor Market

    New Challenges for the Workplace

    Edited by Judith G Gonyea

    As the country’s workforce ages, the changing labor market must address unique challenges as well as surprising opportunities. This book presents leading scholars and researchers providing valuable insights into the challenges facing older workers in the contemporary workplace as well as offering...

    Published May 19th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Dementia

    From Diagnosis to Management - A Functional Approach

    By Michelle S. Bourgeois, Ellen Hickey

    Dementia: From Diagnosis to Management - A Functional Approach is a comprehensive description of a functional and behavioral approach to assessing and treating persons with dementia. While very practical, the information is embedded in a scientific context of the causes, neuropsychological...

    Published February 17th 2009 by Psychology Press

  10. Aging and Diversity

    An Active Learning Experience, 2nd Edition

    By Chandra M. Mehrotra, Lisa S. Wagner

    Edited by Stephen Fried, Chandra Mehrotra

    This new edition has been completely rewritten and includes chapters that address key topics in diversity and aging: research methods, psychological aging; health beliefs, behaviors, and services; health disparities; informal and formal care for older persons; work and retirement; religious...

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge