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Aging Well : Guideposts to a Happier Life

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In an epic series of studies, Harvard University has followed 824 subjects from their teens to old age. Professor George Vaillant now uses these unique studies - the most complete ever conducted anywhere in the world - to illustrate the surprising factors involved in reaching happy, healthy old age. For the first time ever, we may have the scientific secrets to ensuring that the golden years are truly golden.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 108 x 178 x 25mm
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations
  • 0316090077
  • 9780316090070
  • 55,479

About George E. Vaillant

George Vaillant MD is a widely respected researcher, psychiatrist and professor at Harvard Medical School. He is considered one of the world's foremost authorities on aging.show more

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A smart, important book about human development...everything about it is profoundly, provocatively new. SAN FRANCISCO Chronicleshow more

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A smart, important book about human development....everything about it is profoundly, provocatively new. SAN FRANCISCO Chronicleshow more

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