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Adult Development and Aging: Biopsychosocial Perspectives, 3rd Editionby Susan Krauss Whitbourne (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
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This completely updated third edition guides readers through the art of successful aging. Leading aging expert Susan Krauss Whitbourne focuses on how individuals can take an active role in their aging processes and make it a rewarding developmental period, filled with vitality and creativity. Written in a more conversational style, the book combines research and applied perspectives, providing an even balance between biological, social, cognitive, and personality theory as it relates to adulthood and aging.
Table of Contents
|Themes and Issues in Adult Development and Aging|
|Models of Development: Nature and Nurture in Adulthood|
|The Story of Adult Development and Aging: Research Methods|
|Physical and Sensory Changes in Adulthood and Old Age|
|Health and Prevention|
|Basic Cognitive Functions: Information Processing, Attention, and Memory|
|Language, Problem Solving, and Intelligence|
|Personality and Patterns of Coping|
|Work, Retirement, and Leisure Patterns|
|Mental Health Issues and Treatment|
|Death and Dying|
|Successful Aging and Creativity|
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