The Journey of Adulthood

The Journey of Adulthood

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For undergraduate-level courses in Adulthood and Adult Development and Aging.

This best-selling text studies aspects of growth and development from young adulthood to old age, and the impact cultural, gender, and individual differences have on these processes. It presents research findings, theories, and models from various scientific fields to discuss the topics of prevention, compensation, gains, and losses in a conversational tone.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 492 pages
  • 190.5 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 1,043.26g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130109533
  • 9780130109538

Table of contents

1. Defining the Journey: Some Assumptions, Definitions, and Methods.

2. Theories of Adult Change or Development.

3. Physical Changes.

4. Changes in Health and Health Habits.

5. Cognitive Changes.

6. Social Roles in Adulthood.

7. Development of Relationships.

8. Work and Work Roles in Adulthood.

9. Changes in Personality and Motivation.

10. The Growth of Meaning.

11. Dealing with the Stresses of Adult Life.

12. Themes of Adult Development: An Overview.

13. The Final Stage: Death and Dying.

14. The Successful Journey: Pathways, Trajectories, and Gullies.
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