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The Resource Adult development and aging : myths and emerging realities, Richard Schulz, Timothy Salthouse

Adult development and aging : myths and emerging realities, Richard Schulz, Timothy Salthouse

Label
Adult development and aging : myths and emerging realities
Title
Adult development and aging
Title remainder
myths and emerging realities
Statement of responsibility
Richard Schulz, Timothy Salthouse
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schulz, Richard
Dewey number
155.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF724.5
LC item number
.S38 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Salthouse, Timothy A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adulthood
  • Aging
  • Adult
  • Aging
  • Aging
  • Middle Aged
Label
Adult development and aging : myths and emerging realities, Richard Schulz, Timothy Salthouse
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 374-406) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I: Introduction -- 1. Introduction -- Human aging and life expectancy -- Demographics -- Myths about aging: demographics -- 2. Research methods and issues -- Basic principles -- Developmental research methods -- Other methodological issues -- Part II: Physical and cognitive development -- 3. Physical aspects of aging -- Age-related physical changes -- Theories of aging -- Myths about aging: physiological aspects -- Lengthening life -- 4. Sensation and perception -- Vision -- Audition -- Taste and smell -- Somesthesis: the skin and kinesthetic senses -- Myths about aging: sensation and perception -- 5. Memory -- Memory phenomena -- Models of memory -- Myths about aging: memory -- Pathology -- Memory interventions -- 6. Intelligence and cognition -- History and background -- Generalizations about age differences -- Specialized cognitive abilities -- Myths about aging: intelligence and cognition -- Potential explanatory factors -- Part III: Personality and social development -- 7. Personality and theories of life-span development -- Substantive and methodological issues -- Traditional approaches to understanding personality development -- Myths about aging: personality and life-span development -- New approaches: synthetic models of life-span development -- General principles regulating development across the life course -- 8. Relationships and interpersonal behavior -- Classifying major life transitions: temporal and statistical normativity -- Adult friendships -- Love, marriage and divorce -- Sexuality and aging -- Intergenerational relationships -- Myths about aging: interpersonal relations -- Theories of interpersonal behavior -- 9. Work and retirement -- Work and adult development -- Retirement -- Myths about aging: Work and retirement -- The economic future of the elderly: can America afford to grow old? -- Part IV: Crises and problems -- 10. Stress and coping -- Intuitive perspectives on stress -- The scientific study of stress -- Stress and aging
  • Myths about aging: stress and coping -- 11. Adult psychopathology -- Substantive and methodological issues -- Epidemiology and treatment of adult psychopathology -- Myths about aging: adult psychopathology -- 12. Death and dying -- The demography of death -- The fear of death -- The process of dying: the terminal stages of life -- Myths about aging: death and dying -- Grief and bereavement -- Glossary
Control code
39655130
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
x, 421 pages
Isbn
9780130807663
Lccn
98030673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Adult development and aging : myths and emerging realities, Richard Schulz, Timothy Salthouse
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 374-406) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I: Introduction -- 1. Introduction -- Human aging and life expectancy -- Demographics -- Myths about aging: demographics -- 2. Research methods and issues -- Basic principles -- Developmental research methods -- Other methodological issues -- Part II: Physical and cognitive development -- 3. Physical aspects of aging -- Age-related physical changes -- Theories of aging -- Myths about aging: physiological aspects -- Lengthening life -- 4. Sensation and perception -- Vision -- Audition -- Taste and smell -- Somesthesis: the skin and kinesthetic senses -- Myths about aging: sensation and perception -- 5. Memory -- Memory phenomena -- Models of memory -- Myths about aging: memory -- Pathology -- Memory interventions -- 6. Intelligence and cognition -- History and background -- Generalizations about age differences -- Specialized cognitive abilities -- Myths about aging: intelligence and cognition -- Potential explanatory factors -- Part III: Personality and social development -- 7. Personality and theories of life-span development -- Substantive and methodological issues -- Traditional approaches to understanding personality development -- Myths about aging: personality and life-span development -- New approaches: synthetic models of life-span development -- General principles regulating development across the life course -- 8. Relationships and interpersonal behavior -- Classifying major life transitions: temporal and statistical normativity -- Adult friendships -- Love, marriage and divorce -- Sexuality and aging -- Intergenerational relationships -- Myths about aging: interpersonal relations -- Theories of interpersonal behavior -- 9. Work and retirement -- Work and adult development -- Retirement -- Myths about aging: Work and retirement -- The economic future of the elderly: can America afford to grow old? -- Part IV: Crises and problems -- 10. Stress and coping -- Intuitive perspectives on stress -- The scientific study of stress -- Stress and aging
  • Myths about aging: stress and coping -- 11. Adult psychopathology -- Substantive and methodological issues -- Epidemiology and treatment of adult psychopathology -- Myths about aging: adult psychopathology -- 12. Death and dying -- The demography of death -- The fear of death -- The process of dying: the terminal stages of life -- Myths about aging: death and dying -- Grief and bereavement -- Glossary
Control code
39655130
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
x, 421 pages
Isbn
9780130807663
Lccn
98030673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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