Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

Written By James E. Birren
Handbook of the Psychology of Aging
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 April 2011
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
  • Pages : 564 pages
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Download or read book entitled Handbook of the Psychology of Aging by author: James E. Birren which was release on 27 April 2011 and published by Elsevier with total page 564 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, 6e provides a comprehensive summary and evaluation of recent research on the psychological aspects of aging. The 22 chapters are organized into four divisions: Concepts, Theories, and Methods in the Psychology of Aging; Biological and Social Influences on Aging; Behavioral Processes and Aging; and Complex Behavioral Concepts and Processes in Aging. The 6th edition of the Handbook is considerably changed from the previous edition. Half of the chapters are on new topics and the remaining half are on returning subjects that are entirely new presentations by different authors of new material. Some of the exciting new topics include Contributions of Cognitive Neuroscience to Understanding Behavior and Aging, Everyday Problem Solving and Decision Making, Autobiographical Memory, and Religion and Health Late in Life. The Handbook will be of use to researchers and professional practitioners working with the aged. It is also suitable for use as a textbook for graduate and advanced undergraduate courses on the psychology of aging. The Handbook of the Psycology of Aging, Sixth Edition is part of the Handbooks on Aging series, including Handbook of the Biology of Aging and Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, also in their 6th editions.

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging
  • Author : James E. Birren,K Warner Schaie
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-04-27
  • Total pages : 564
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, 6e provides a comprehensive summary and evaluation of recent research on the psychological aspects of aging. The 22 chapters are organized into four divisions: Concepts, Theories, and Methods in the Psychology of Aging; Biological and Social Influences on Aging; Behavioral Processes and Aging; and ...

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging
  • Author : K Warner Schaie,Sherry Willis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-08-19
  • Total pages : 550
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Eighth Edition, tackles the biological and environmental influences on behavior as well as the reciprocal interface between changes in the brain and behavior during the course of the adult life span. The psychology of aging is important to many features of daily life, from ...

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging
  • Author : K Warner Schaie,Sherry L. Willis
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-21
  • Total pages : 434
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Seventh Edition, provides a basic reference source on the behavioral processes of aging for researchers, graduate students, and professionals. It also provides perspectives on the behavioral science of aging for researchers and professionals from other disciplines. The book is organized into four parts. ...

Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging

Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging
  • Author : Carolyn M. Aldwin,Crystal L. Park,Avron Spiro
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-26
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : Offering a fresh, authoritative take on a topic of increasing relevance, this book is comprehensive in scope, yet concise and accessible. Key contributors from health psychology, gerontology, and related fields pool their knowledge....

Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-06-22
  • Total pages : 652
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : The first authoritative reference on clinical psychology and aging, the Handbook of the Clinical Psychology of Ageing was universally regarded as a landmark publication when it was first published in 1996. Fully revised and updated, the Second Edition retains the breadth of coverage of the original, providing a complete and balanced ...

Handbook of Theories of Aging Second Edition

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  • Author : Merril Silverstein, PhD,Dr. Vern L. Bengtson, PhD,Michelle Putnam, PhD,Norella M. Putney, PhD,Daphna Gans, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2008-10-27
  • Total pages : 816
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : The field of gerontology has often been criticized for being "data-rich but theory-poor." The editors of this book address this issue by stressing the importance of theory in gerontology. While the previous edition focused on multidisciplinary approaches to aging theory, this new edition provides cross-disciplinary, integrative explanations of aging theory: ...

The Handbook of Aging and Cognition

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  • Author : Fergus I. M. Craik,Timothy A. Salthouse
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-15
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : Cognitive aging is a flourishing area of research. A significant amount of new data, a number of new theoretical notions, and many new research issues have been generated in the past ten years. This new edition reviews new findings and theories, enables the reader to assess where the field is ...

Handbook of the Biology of Aging

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 660
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Summary : This volume is a collection of 21 papers comprising conceptual and technical issues, non-mammalian models and mammalian models and including issues such as aging of the female reproductive system and computer modelling in the study of aging....

Handbook of Theories of Aging

Handbook of Theories of Aging
  • Author : Dr. Vern L. Bengtson, PhD,Dr. Richard Settersten, Jr, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2016-05-28
  • Total pages : 752
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : This state-of-the-art handbook will keep researchers and practitioners in gerontology abreast of the newest theories and models of aging. With virtually all new contributors and content, this edition contains 35 chapters by the most highly respected luminaries in the field. It addresses theories and concepts built on cumulative knowledge in four ...

Handbook of Theories of Aging Second Edition

Handbook of Theories of Aging  Second Edition
  • Author : Merril Silverstein PhD,Vern L. Bengtson PhD,Norella Putney PhD,Daphna Gans PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2008-10-27
  • Total pages : 816
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : The field of gerontology has often been criticized for being "data-rich but theory-poor." The editors of this book address this issue by stressing the importance of theory in gerontology. While the previous edition focused on multidisciplinary approaches to aging theory, this new edition provides cross-disciplinary, integrative explanations of aging theory: ...

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The Psychology of Ageing
  • Author : Ian Stuart-Hamilton
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2006-08-15
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : This well-established and accessible text has now been completely revised in an expanded fourth edition. Each chapter has been updated to reflect current thinking. The chapters about personality and lifestyle have been significantly expanded. This new edition is essential reading for all those working with older people, as well as ...

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  • Author : Lisa D. Ravdin,Heather L. Katzen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-14
  • Total pages : 763
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : This comprehensive update offers practical advice for professionals working in neuropsychology with older adults. Focusing on fundamentals, common issues, special considerations, and late-life cognitive disorders, respected names in this critical specialty address a wide range of presenting problems and assessment, diagnostic, and treatment concerns. Th roughout, coverage pays keen attention ...

Handbook of Clinical Psychology of Ageing

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  • Author : Robert T. Woods
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1996-07-17
  • Total pages : 676
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : This handbook focuses on the key areas in the psychology of ageing: Problems associated with later life development and change Emotional problems and depression associated with loss of physical health and with losses and changes in the areas of social relationship and personal identity The important clinical context of service ...

Handbook of Mental Health and Aging

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  • Author : James E. Birren,Gene D. Cohen,R. Bruce Sloane,Barry D. Lebowitz,Donna E. Deutchman,May Wykle,Nancy R. Hooyman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Total pages : 966
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : This book is a thorough revision of one of the most comprehensive reference volumes for persons working in the area of aging and mental health. The thrust of the work is interdisciplinary, and discusses research on both clinical and practical issues in aging and mental health. The multidisciplinary nature of ...

The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Aging

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  • Author : Ayanna K. Thomas,Angela Gutchess
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780080456072
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Summary : Decades of research have demonstrated that normal aging is accompanied by cognitive change. Much of this change has been conceptualized as a decline in function. However, age-related changes are not universal, and decrements in older adult performance may be moderated by experience, genetics, and environmental factors. Cognitive aging research to ...