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This comprehensive ‘Major Reference Book’ compiles all current and latest information on aging skin in a two-volume set. Highly structured with a reader-friendly format, it covers a wide range of areas such as basic sciences, the different diseases and conditions which occur with aging (from malignant to non-malignant), the latest techniques and methods being used such as bioengineering methods and biometrics as well as toxicological and safety considerations for the elderly population. It also illustrates the global consumers’ sociological and psychological implications, ethnicity and gender differences and includes marketing considerations for this elderly group. This unique and comprehensive guide will become the main reference textbook on this topic.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Miranda A. Farage
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release: 2009-12-02
File: 1220 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783540896555

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In this insightful book, the nation's leading researchers, analysts, educators, and experts on health and aging policies and programs present their frustrations, findings, and insights on what current research reveals about the future of the healthy aging. They then offer sound recommendations on how to prevent a crisis in health care.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Ken Dychtwald
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 1999
File: 415 Pages
ISBN-13: 083421363X

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The Handbook of the Psychology of Aging has become the definitive reference source for information on the psychology of adult development and aging. The Fifth Edition provides comprehensive reviews of research on biological and social influences on behavior and age-related changes in psychological function. In addition to covering environmental influences on behavior and aging and gender differences in aging, new chapters in the Fifth Edition discuss wisdom, creativity, and technological change and the older worker. This handbook is an essential reference for researchers in adult development and gerontology and suitable as an advanced textbook for courses on the psychology of aging.

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Genre: Medical
Author: James E. Birren
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
Release: 2001-08-16
File: 677 Pages
ISBN-13: 0121012638

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In this interdisciplinary text, Lewis R Aiken examines the elements that influence people in the later stages of life. Beginning with an historical overview of gerontology, the author discusses both pragmatic and philosophical concerns within the field. Factors impacting the process and results of ageing are carefully outlined and address such areas as biology, psychology, sociology, economics and politics. The interpersonal variability of the older population is stressed throughout the book, recognizing gender, ethnic, racial and cultural differences. Each chapter concludes with: a thorough review of the material covered; a series of questions and activities designed to enhance the learning experience; and a list of sugges

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Lewis R. Aiken
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 1995
File: 469 Pages
ISBN-13: 080395445X

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More and more people live into old age. This demographic revolution underscores the fact that old age is the last uncharted and unattended phase of the life cycle.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Paul B. Baltes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 1993-05-28
File: 397 Pages
ISBN-13: 052143582X

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Genre: Geriatrics
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1972
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105219376790

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The field of gerontology has often been criticized for being "data-rich but theory-poor." The editors of this book address this issue by stressing the importance of theory in gerontology. While the previous edition focused on multidisciplinary approaches to aging theory, this new edition provides cross-disciplinary, integrative explanations of aging theory: The contributors of this text have reached beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries to partner with researchers in adjacent fields in studying aging and age-related phenomena. This edition of the Handbook consists of 39 chapters written by 67 internationally recognized experts in the field of aging. It is organized in seven sections, reflecting the major theoretical developments in gerontology over the past 10 years. Special Features: Comprehensive coverage of aging theory, focusing on the biological, psychological, and social aspects of aging A section dedicated to discussing how aging theory informs public policy A concluding chapter summarizing the major themes of aging, and offering predictions about the future of theory development Required reading for graduate students and post doctoral fellows, this textbook represents the current status of theoretical development in the study of aging.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Merril Silverstein PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release: 2008-10-27
File: 816 Pages
ISBN-13: 082611234X

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NEW edition! More than any other social gerontology texts available, addresses issues of diversity in aging by race, ethnicity, social class, and gender throughout.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Leslie Morgan
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Release: 2001
File: 510 Pages
ISBN-13: 0761987312

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Aging, Health and Technology takes a problem-centered approach to examine how older adults use technology for health. It examines the many ways in which technology is being used by older adults, focusing on challenges, solutions and perspectives of the older user. Using aging-health technology as a lens, the book examines issues of technology adoption, basic human factors, cognitive aging, mental health, aging and usability, privacy, trust and automation. Each chapter takes a case study approach to summarize lessons learned from unique examples that can be applied to similar projects, while also providing general information about older adults and technology. Discusses human factors design challenges specific to older adults Covers the wide range of health-related uses for technology—from fitness to leading a more engaged life Utilizes a case study approach for practical application Envisions what the future will hold for technology and older adults Employs a roster of interdisciplinary contributors

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Richard Pak
Publisher: Academic Press
Release: 2018-03-15
File: 318 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780128112731

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Welcome to the world's most unique and dynamic textbook on aging!Widely praised and adopted in previous editions, the Fifth Edition of Aging once again presents key issues in an engaging and accessible fashion. Organized unlike any other traditional textbook, author Harry R. Moody presents basic concepts followed by controversies, supported by carefully chosen adapted readings. The result is the most captivating introduction to gerontology available today.

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Genre: Family & Relationships
Author: Harry R. Moody
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Release: 2006-01-13
File: 474 Pages
ISBN-13: 1412915201

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