Behavioural Gerontology: Central Issues in the Psychology of Ageing (Paperback)
  • Behavioural Gerontology: Central Issues in the Psychology of Ageing (Paperback)

Behavioural Gerontology: Central Issues in the Psychology of Ageing (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 04/08/1995
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Presented here is a cogent framework for and critique of the study of human aging. The relevant concepts, methods, findings and applications of the psychology are reviewed from a multidisciplinary viewpoint, with the central focus on behavioral gerontology. Among the areas explored are the nature and scope of adult development and aging; the adult life-path; personality and social adjustment; physical health; depression; dementia; memory functions, reminiscence, and memory failures; motivation and emotion and the problem of age, cohort and period effects. Included are assessment and treatment guidance/theories plus summaries of conclusions and findings.

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9780471960829

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