Psychology of Aging

Psychology of Aging : Theory, Research and Intervention

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  • Hardback | 460 pages
  • 162.56 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 793.78g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0534121144
  • 9780534121143

Table of contents

Part One: Basic concepts. Stereotypes, reality, psychologists study later life. Part Two: Physical processes. The ageing body. Sensing and responding to the environment. Disability and health care. Part Three: Cognition. Intelligence. Memory and creativity. Part Four: Personality. Internal change and consistency. The family. External changes: retirement and widowhood. Part Five: Psychopathology. Mental disorders I: description, diagnosis, assessment. Mental disorders II: treatment. Part Six: Death and dying. The end of life.
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