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  1. Social Work Practice with the Asian American Elderly

    By Namkee G Choi

    This fascinating book addresses the cultures and concerns of five major ethnic groups: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, and Vietnamese. Social Work Practice with the Asian-American Elderly examines the diverse needs of this rapidly growing population. It suggests interventions and...

    Published June 11th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Psychological Therapies with Older People

    Developing Treatments for Effective Practice

    Edited by Jason Hepple, Jane Pearce, Philip Wilkinson

    Sigmund Freud believed that psychoanalysis (and other forms of therapy) was not suitable for people over 50 years of age. In Psychological Therapies with Older People, the authors demonstrate the value of a range of psychological interventions with older people, showing that it is 'not too late' to...

    Published April 4th 2002 by Psychology Press

  3. Issues in Global Aging

    By Frederick L Ahearn Jr

    Gain a new perspective on the international implications of our aging population!This comprehensive book examines a broad array of international concerns in gerontology. Issues in Global Aging addresses the implications of the rapid growth in elderly populations in both the Third World and...

    Published March 20th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Perspectives on Human Memory and Cognitive Aging

    Essays in Honor of Fergus Craik

    Edited by Moshe Naveh-Benjamin, Morris Moscovitch, Henry L. Roediger, III

    Divided into four parts, the first section of this book deals with levels of processing and memory theory, the second addresses working memory and attention, the third deals with cognitive aging, and the last addresses neuroscience perspectives....

    Published March 8th 2002 by Psychology Press

  5. Cognitive Rehabilitation in Dementia

    A Special Issue of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    Edited by Linda Clare, Robert T. Woods

    Series: Special Issues of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

    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 July 19th 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders

    Health and Social Issues

    Edited by Sara Aleman, Tanya Fitzpatrick, Thanh V Tran, Elizabeth Gonzalez

    Provide effective services to ethnic elders with culturally competent training!Therapeutic Interventions with Ethnic Elders: Health and Social Issues provides culture-specific information to health and social work professionals. You will explore distinctive qualities that are found in ten different...

    Published June 12th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Latino Elders and the Twenty-First Century

    Issues and Challenges for Culturally Competent Research and Practice

    By Melvin Delgado

    Latino Elders and the Twenty-First Century: Issues and Challenges for Culturally Competent Research and Practice will help social workers, researchers, and organizations identify and analyze ways of meeting the demands of the increasing number of elderly Latinos. Working from conceptual frameworks,...

    Published June 12th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Psychiatry in the Nursing Home

    2nd Edition

    By D. Peter Birkett

    Get the vital clinical information you need with this comprehensive handbook!In the decade since the first edition of this book, dramatic changes have taken place in the field of geriatric psychiatry. Psychiatry in the Nursing Home, Second Edition, presents timely information on the newest trends...

    Published May 29th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Spiritual Care for Persons with Dementia

    Fundamentals for Pastoral Practice

    By Larry Van De Creek

    Spiritual Care for Persons with Dementia explores spirituality in those with dementia to enrich our understanding of the neurological and psychological aspects of hope, prayer, and the power of belief. You will discover how your ministry is vitally relevant to the clinical well-being and quality of...

    Published April 24th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Aging and Spirituality

    Spiritual Dimensions of Aging Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy

    By David O. Moberg

    Explore the spiritual dimensions of aging through science, theory, and practice!During the later years of life, many people devote energy to a process of spiritual awakening and self-discovery. Yet their family, friends, clergy, and the helping professionals who work with them are not always...

    Published April 17th 2001 by Routledge