Handbook of Mental Health and Aging by James E. Birren, Gene D. Cohen, R. Bruce Sloane, Barry D.

By James E. Birren, Gene D. Cohen, R. Bruce Sloane, Barry D. Lebowitz, Donna E. Deutchman, May Wykle, Nancy R. Hooyman

This booklet is an intensive revision of 1 of the main finished reference volumes for folks operating within the quarter of getting older and psychological future health. The thrust of the paintings is interdisciplinary, and discusses examine on either scientific and useful concerns in getting older and psychological future health.

The multidisciplinary nature of this booklet and the inclusion of subject material from the pro in addition to learn realm bring about a degree of comprehensiveness that's precise within the box of psychological healthiness and aging
Each bankruptcy features a finished bibliography, the compilation of which represents a definitive reference resource within the field
The chapters overview cutting-edge study within the organic, behavioral, and social sciences and signify the state of the art of present perform in psychiatry, neurology, social paintings, nursing, psychology, and pharmacology, between different professions
The compilation of incidence facts is a much-needed addition to the present literature
The multidisciplinary nature of this e-book and the inclusion of either scientific and sensible concerns makes the ebook distinctively entire

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Ecology and the aging process. In C. Eisdorfer & M. P. ), psychology of adult development and aging (pp. 619-674). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Lebowitz, B. D. (1985). Family caregiving in old age. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 36, 4 5 7 - 4 5 8 . Lebowitz, B. D. (1988). Mental health services. In G. L. ), Encyclopedia of Aging (pp. 440-442). New York: Springer. Lebowitz, B. D . , & Bailey, F. (1987). Mental health center services for the elderly: The impact of coordination with Area Agencies on Aging.

Psychology of adult development and aging (pp. 619-674). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Lebowitz, B. D. (1985). Family caregiving in old age. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 36, 4 5 7 - 4 5 8 . Lebowitz, B. D. (1988). Mental health services. In G. L. ), Encyclopedia of Aging (pp. 440-442). New York: Springer. Lebowitz, B. D . , & Bailey, F. (1987). Mental health center services for the elderly: The impact of coordination with Area Agencies on Aging. The Gerontologist, 27, 6 9 9 - 7 0 2 .

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