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The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, 3 Volume Set

The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, 3 Volume Set

Susan Krauss Whitbourne (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-52892-1

Jan 2016, Wiley-Blackwell

1656 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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  • This authoritative reference work contains more than 300 entries covering all aspects of the multi-disciplinary field of adult development and aging
  • Brings together concise, accurate summaries of classic topics as well as the most recent thinking and research in new areas
  • Covers a broad range of issues, from biological and physiological changes in the body to changes in cognition, personality, and social roles to applied areas such as psychotherapy, long-term care, and end-of-life issues
  • Includes contributions from major researchers in the academic and clinical realms

3 Volumes

Volume I

Alphabetical List of Entries vii

Thematic List of Entries xiii

About the Editors xix

Contributors xxiii

Introduction xcvii

Adulthood and Aging A–

Volume II

Adulthood and Aging –

Volume III

Adulthood and Aging –Z


"This three-volume encyclopedia set includes a diversity of topics focused on the understanding the physical, mental, and social aspects of aging adults.....the set will serve well as a desk reference for professionals and is an up-to-date addition to academic library reference collections." (Choice Connect 2016)