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Adult Personality Development: Volume 1: Theories and by Lawrence S., Jr. Wrightsman

By Lawrence S., Jr. Wrightsman

those stimulating significant other volumes replicate a ramification of the assurance of Wrightsman's prior booklet Personality improvement in Adulthood.

They motivate readers to examine the evolving nature in their personal lives, and comprise case experiences all through to demonstrate techniques in a thought-provoking, non-technical manner.

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Senior Centers: Opportunities For Successful Aging by Beverly A. Beisgen,Marilyn Crouch Kraitchman

By Beverly A. Beisgen,Marilyn Crouch Kraitchman

The e-book positive factors real-life vignettes that deliver the textual content to lifestyles, offering readers with the chance to determine how older adults reap the benefits of senior facilities. The Appendix features a important checklist of assets as well.

Professionals who paintings with older adults together with social employees, game therapists, nurses, gerontologists, directors, and scholars will locate this ebook to be a worthwhile resource.

The e-book gains real-life vignettes that convey the textual content to lifestyles, offering readers with the chance to work out how older adults make the most of senior facilities. The Appendix incorporates a valuable checklist of assets as well.

Professionals who paintings with older adults together with social staff, activity therapists, nurses, gerontologists, directors, and scholars will locate this e-book to be a important resource.

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Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie des Alters by Susanne Zank,Meinolf Peters,Gabriele Wilz

By Susanne Zank,Meinolf Peters,Gabriele Wilz

Psychische Störungen sind in allen Altersgruppen weit verbreitet. In diesem Buch werden die Besonderheiten der Klinischen Psychologie des Alters erläutert, im historischen Kontext Deutschlands reflektiert und die wichtigsten psychischen Störungen vorgestellt. Psychodynamische und kognitiv-behaviorale Behandlungsansätze, deren Effektivität auch bei älteren Menschen wissenschaftlich belegt ist, werden beschrieben sowie Aspekte der Versorgung erörtert.

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Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Older Adult: A by Joanne Green

By Joanne Green

one of many greatest sufferer populations noticeable through neuropsychologists are older adults being affected by difficulties linked to getting older. extra, the percentage of the inhabitants elderly sixty five and above is emerging speedily. This booklet presents a consultant to neuropsychological clinicians more and more referred to as upon to evaluate this inhabitants. The e-book information in a step by step style the stages and concerns in acting a neuropsychological review of an older sufferer. It covers procedural information together with evaluation of patient's scientific documents, medical interview, formal checking out, interpretation of attempt rankings, addressing referral questions, and getting ready an review report.

  • Outlines a transparent, logical method of neuropsychological evaluation
  • Provides particular medical perform instructions for every section of the evaluation
  • Integrates scientific perform with updated study findings
  • Recommends particular checks for comparing older adults
  • Details the right way to interpret try out findings and establish the patient's neuropsychological profile
  • Illustrates details with examples and case fabrics, many neuropathologically-confirmed
  • Includes types valuable in medical practice

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Challenges of Aging on U.S. Families: Policy and Practice by Richard K Caputo,Gary W Peterson,Suzanne Steinmetz,Richard

By Richard K Caputo,Gary W Peterson,Suzanne Steinmetz,Richard K. Caputo

learn the altering constitution of the relations as America’s inhabitants ages!

As the us’ financial system evolves and production jobs disappear, the chance of every iteration experiencing a typical of residing that exceeds that in their mom and dad’ iteration additionally disappears. demanding situations of getting older on U.S. households: coverage and perform Implications explores this development, featuring the newest unique study at the altering roles of caregivers besides the industrial and emotional results at the household. revered experts speak about intimately long term care and the normal of dwelling of households, with a spotlight at the results of adjusting relatives constructions on households themselves and society at huge.

The coming growth within the inhabitants of the getting older will impression households at a number of degrees. demanding situations of getting older on U.S. households completely examines the industrial calls for of getting older on households, then makes a speciality of various roles aged kin are inclined to play over the subsequent a number of a long time. a few of the matters explored contain “skipped iteration parenting” the place youngsters are raised in grandparent houses the place neither father or mother is current, the upcoming financial effect of caregiving on households, the strain on households with fewer siblings to percentage the caregiving initiatives, and the tendency for family to reside in numerous components of the rustic and for this reason turn into not able to provide caregiver aid. certain tables offer readability of notion whereas complete bibliographies supply additional chance for study.

Challenges of getting older on U.S. households discusses:

  • the economics of aging
  • the results of getting older economics and emotional rigidity at the way forward for families
  • the arrival hard work scarcity of caregivers
  • family-based intervention in residential long term care
  • moving relationships among mom and dad and their teenagers caregivers
  • vanity concerns related to daughter caregivers
  • paying family members caregivers—as public policy
  • a proposed coverage of requiring grownup teenagers to take care of their getting older parents
  • inheritance and intergenerational transmission of parental care
  • the inherent mental rigidity inside of skipped iteration families

Challenges of getting older on U.S. households: coverage and perform Implications is an eye-opening textual content for researchers, future health pros, social staff, counselors, caregivers, educators, and students.

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Queridos abuelos (Spanish Edition) by Paulino Castells Cuixart

By Paulino Castells Cuixart

Queridos abuelos trata diferentes aspectos relacionados con los angeles ancianidad y su situación en el nuevo siglo XXI: el papel del abuelo en los angeles educación de los nietos, los cambios físicos relacionados con los angeles vejez, los angeles posición del abuelo en los angeles sociedad y en los angeles familia, qué pueden hacer ellos por los demás y qué deben hacer los demás por ellos…

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The Culture of Welfare Markets: The International Recasting by Ingo Bode

By Ingo Bode

This e-book examines the increase of welfare markets in Western societies and explores their functioning, rules and embeddedness through addressing the actual box of previous age provision, together with either retirement provision and aged care. It is going past a trifling social coverage research through investigating significant cultural underpinnings of the hot (quasi-)markets, with those underpinnings embracing collective normative representations of ways societies (should) institutionally deal with previous age. The e-book seems at even if pension and care structures are converging below the impression of globalization – with marketization being a key phenomenon – and to what quantity this is often making a transnational tradition of welfare markets. This booklet, the 1st publication to systematically describe and examine the phenomenon of welfare markets, elucidates the complicated cultural underpinnings of care and pensions structures in an period of marketization, arguing that we face a cultural fight over the way in which overdue sleek societies conceptualize institutional old-age provision.

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Social Networks of Older Adults: A Comparative Study of by Philip Silverman,Laura Hecht,J. Daniel McMillin

By Philip Silverman,Laura Hecht,J. Daniel McMillin

Written by means of 4 authors, Philip Silverman (PhD, Cornell University), Laura Hecht (PhD, Indiana University), J. Daniel McMillin (PhD, Southern Illinois University), and Shienpei Chang (MA, California kingdom collage Bakersfield), this particular booklet examines how social networks give a contribution to a feeling of health and a favorable self-identity between older american citizens and Taiwanese. even though social community research has grown more and more vital within the final a number of many years, few comparisons can be found with chinese language and American samples; this can be the 1st study venture that compares a Western and an Asian tradition utilizing social community forms. This examine is additionally the 1st ever to take advantage of social community kinds to check hypotheses approximately values, reciprocity, social capital, and the healthiness prestige of older adults. the knowledge, amassed via systematic sampling in northeastern Oregon and relevant Taiwan, are first analyzed for the content material of exchanges with community contributors. Then, the constitution of the social community relies on cluster research from which 4 community forms are derived. This cutting edge, two-part approach finds a deeper knowing of the function social networks play within the caliber of existence between aged in those cultures. through evaluating very diversified cultures, the study finds vital information about the relative influence of broader social alterations and social networks at the overall healthiness of older adults. the 2 societies symbolize contrasting cultural sensibilities concerning the place and therapy of the elderly. but, social alterations in either nations have had an analogous influence on older adults in a few respects, yet now not in others. the information enable a choice of even if the inherent dissimilarities among a Western and an Asian tradition, or the diversities within the constitution of every community variety, can most sensible account for the adaptation in alternate modalities and results with regards to overall healthiness and self-identity. a last bankruptcy highlights attainable destiny learn in mild of the theoretical and methodological implications of the findings. This e-book is a invaluable source for these in cultural anthropology, comparative sociology, gerontology, and Asian studies.

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Gerontologie: Medizinische, psychologische und by Wolf D. Oswald,Ursula Lehr,Cornel Sieber,Johannes Kornhuber

By Wolf D. Oswald,Ursula Lehr,Cornel Sieber,Johannes Kornhuber

Dieses Buch ist ein umfangreiches Nachschlagewerk, das in 70 Beiträgen auf übersichtliche und systematische Weise die neuesten wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse und auch praxisorientierte Anwendungsmöglichkeiten im Bereich der Gerontologie - der interdisziplinären Lehre vom Altern - darlegt. seventy seven Autorinnen und Autoren verschiedenster Fachrichtungen wie zum Beispiel der Medizin, der Psychiatrie, der Psychologie, der Soziologie und der Rechtswissenschaft behandeln neben den Alternstheorien unter anderem so aktuelle Themen wie Alterskrankheiten, Demenz, Altersbilder, Ältere Arbeitnehmer, Lebenslanges Lernen, Gedächtnis, Fragen der Intervention, der Prävention und Rehabilitation, Ernährung und activity, aber auch Bereiche wie Pflegewissenschaft und Soziale Sicherungssysteme. Dieses Buch ist eine wichtige Informationsquelle für jeden im Bereich der Gerontologie Forschenden und Lehrenden, aber auch für alle in der praktischen Altenarbeit Tätigen.

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You Bring Out the Music in Me: Music in Nursing Homes by D Rosemary Cassano

By D Rosemary Cassano

An enlightening publication, You convey Out the track in Me, explores how song motivates, enriches, touches, relaxes, and energizes the aged in nursing houses. working towards track therapists clarify how track “speaks” to we all, despite our language, tradition, or talents and the way it may be used with teams and contributors in nursing houses to motivate leisure and expression of feeling and raise socialization. The chapters surround either song treatment perform in gerontology in addition to useful beliefs and recommendations for actions administrators who are looking to use song of their nursing domestic actions courses. This readable publication contains a heritage of tune treatment, the necessity for examine within the box, discussions of tune in teams and track with members, and an invaluable source record of tune materials.

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