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Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging by Carolyn M. Aldwin,Crystal L. Park,Avron Spiro,Ronald P.

By Carolyn M. Aldwin,Crystal L. Park,Avron Spiro,Ronald P. Abeles

Meeting a growing to be want, this authoritative reference and textual content comprehensively examines the interaction of organic, mental, and social components in health and wellbeing and sickness in older adults. the quantity explores how and why a few humans adapt extra effectively than others to age-related stressors corresponding to power affliction, incapacity, and loss, and identifies how you can advertise coping and resilience. With contributions from best researchers in future health psychology and gerontology, the Handbook integrates state-of-the-science theories and techniques from either fields. Key issues comprise how getting older impacts the cardiovascular, neuroendocrine, and immune structures; the impacts on grownup improvement and well-being of character, feelings, social help, and religiousness; and powerful interventions in healthcare settings.

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