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Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults: Evidence for Practice

by Carla Martins

The first research-based book on the efficacy of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for older adults, presenting academics, students and professionals with robust new evidence to support MBSR's positive impact...


Working Memory and Ageing

by Robert H. Logie & Robin G. Morris

The rapid growth in the numbers of older people worldwide has led to an equally rapid growth in research on the changes across age in cognitive function, including the processes of moment to moment cognition...


The Baby Boomers Grow Up: Contemporary Perspectives on Midlife

by Susan Krauss Whitbourne & Sherry L. Willis

The goal of this volume is to examine development in middle age from the perspective of baby boomers -- a unique cohort in the United States defined as those individuals born from 1946 to 1962. This is the largest...


Heart of Development, V. 1: Early and Middle Childhood

by Gordon Wheeler & Mark McConville

In these groundbreaking new collections, the reader will find an exciting, boad-ranging selection of work showing an array of applications of the Gestalt model to working with children, adolescents, and their...


Family, Self, and Society: Toward a New Agenda for Family Research

by Philip A. Cowan, Dorothy Field & Donald A. Hansen

Any agenda for family research in the 1990s must take seriously a contextual approach to the study of family relationships. The editors and contributors to this volume believe that the richness in family studies...


Child Care in the 1990s: Trends and Consequences

by Alan Booth

Bringing together professionals from sociology, economics, psychology, and family studies, this volume presents papers from a symposium on child care that sought answers to each of the four questions listed...


An Ecological Approach to the Study of Child Care: Family Day Care in Israel

by Miriam K. Rosenthal

A new type of childhood is experienced these days by many children in industrial societies that provide child care services. The studies summarized in this book stem from a conceptual model based on an ecological...


Aging and Skilled Performance: Advances in Theory and Applications

by Wendy A. Rogers, Arthur D. Fisk & Neff Walker

The term "skill" encompasses an array of topics and issues. For example, individuals are skilled in a variety of domains such as chess, typing, air traffic control, or knitting; researchers study skill in a...


The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology: An Evidence Based Practice Approach

by Alan Carr & Muireann McNulty

The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology provides a reliable source of guidance on the full range of issues associated with conducting evidence based practice in adult mental health. Topics covered include:...


Reboot Your Brain: A Natural Approach to Fight Memory Loss, Dementia,

by Gary Null

As of 2013, there are 93 million people over the age of forty-seven living in America. They make up the largest group of aging people in our country’s history. Many of those individuals are overweight or obese,...


The Nostalgia Factory: Memory, Time and Ageing

by Douwe Draaisma

You cannot call to mind the name of a man you have known for 30 years. You walk into a room and forget what you came for. What is the name of that famous film you've watched so many times? These are common...


Family-School Links: How Do They Affect Educational Outcomes?

by Alan Booth & Judith F. Dunn

First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Child Care in the 1990s: Trends and Consequences

by Alan Booth

First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Growing Older: Perspectives on Lgbt Aging

by James T. Sears

LGBT older adults experience issues and challenges that are unique, including institutional heteronormativity, heterosexism in organizations, and homophobia among caregivers and social service providers. This...


Geriatric Residential Care

by Robert D. Hill, Brian L. Thorn & John Bowling

This book's main goal is to examine the concept of residential care from a psychological perspective. The chapter authors espouse a psychological approach to long-term residential care and an effort is made...


Assessment of Biological Mechanisms Across the Life Span

by Lisabeth F. DiLalla, Stephanie M. Clancy Dollinger & Stephanie MC Dollinger

Based on the First Biannual Lifespan Development Conference, this volume offers a multidisciplinary and multidimensional approach to the study of lifespan development in the areas of neuropsychology, cognition,...


The Life Cycle Completed (Extended Version)

by Erik H. Erikson & Joan M. Erikson

"This book will last and last, because it contains the wisdom of two wonderfully knowing observers of our human destiny."—Robert Coles For decades Erik H. Erikson's concept of the stages of human development...


Multidimensional Functional Assessment of Older Adults: The Duke Older Americans Resources and Services Procedures

by Gerda G. Fillenbaum

Reliable, easily administered, and objective ways of assessing the well-being of the elderly and their use of, and need for, services are rare. The author of this study provides current information on the Multidimensional...


Social Structure and Aging: Psychological Processes

by K. Warner Schaie & Carmi Schooler

This volume presents a systematic examination of the impact of social structures on individual behaviors and on their development in adulthood and old age. These papers and responses attempt to improve the reciprocal...


Dawn of Memories: The Meaning of Early Recollections in Life

by Arthur J. Clark

Dawn of Memories explores the significance of first memories and enables individuals to understand the meaning of early recollections throughout their lives. Using historical examples as well as firsthand accounts,...