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Paradox for Life Review: A Guide for Protecting Older Adults' Self Esteem

by James J. Magee

Paradox for Life Review explains how three different bases for self-esteem affect the accuracy of self-esteem as the lens through which older adults view their reminiscences. James J. Magee describes how life...


Understanding Behaviour in Dementia that Challenges: A Guide to Assessment and Treatment

by Ian Andrew James

The author describes the different categories and causes of challenging behaviour in people with dementia, and provides tried-and-tested models which aid identification, assessment and treatment. A thorough...


Carved in Sand: When Memory Fades in Mid-Life

by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

Why can't you remember where you put your keys?

Or the title of the movie you saw last week?

Anyone older than forty knows that forgetfulness can be unnerving, frustrating, and sometimes terrifying. With compassion...


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,...


The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

by Sarah Hendrickx & Claire Salter

This is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. A wide range of conditions are covered, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders,...


Ageing and Spirituality across Faiths and Cultures

by Elizabeth MacKinlay, Robyn Simmonds, Ingrid Seebus & Ikebal Patel et al.

This book examines ageing in the context of the many faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and provides carers with the knowledge they need to deliver appropriate care to people of all faiths. Chapters...


The Psychology of Ageing: An Introduction

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

This well-established text has been completely revised in this expanded fifth edition. Each chapter has been updated to reflect current thinking, and a new chapter on death, dying and bereavement has been added....


Activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities: Having Fun, Meeting Needs

by Helen Sonnet & Ann Taylor

This valuable resource for people working with adults with learning disabilities provides over 60 sessions of fun activities that aim to entertain and stimulate the minds of people with learning disabilities....


Young People Leaving Care: Supporting Pathways to Adulthood

by Mike Stein

An authoritative text highlighting the key issues affecting young people taking the step from leaving care to adulthood. Covers relevant research, policy and practice, and advises on how best to understand,...


The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

by Joseph Murphy

"The Power of Your Subconscious Mind" will open a world of success, happiness, prosperity, and peace for you. It is one of the most brilliant and beloved spiritual self-help works of all time which can help...


Midlife Crisis

by Dave Laney

Are you curious about whether or not you’re in a midlife crisis? And if you are, are you wondering what to do about it? Is it normal? Is it wholesome? Is it lasting? Briefly take a look at this book, and get...


MONDAYS don't have to SUCK!

by Dave Walker

MONDAYS don’t have to SUCK is for anyone who has all the markers of a successful life but is not truly happy. How can you tell? You probably hate Mondays, too! That’s why you picked up this book, right?

Dave...


Silver Universe

by Roberto Giua, Laura Dryjanska, Francesca Frangipane & Giovanni Anzidei et al.

Silver Universe explores the topic of aging through an interdisciplinary lens while promoting their new idea of “active living” which incorporates exercise alongside a healthy diet and the implementation...


Rules for Aging

by Roger Rosenblatt

Rule #1: It doesn’t matter. One of USA Today’s Best Self-Help Books of the Year: “Hilarious.” —People

Prize-winning essayist Roger Rosenblatt has commented on some of the most important trends and...


The Politics of Autism

by Dr. Bryna Siegel

The Politics of Autism investigates the truths and fictions of public understanding about autism, questioning apparent realities too sensitive or impolitic to challenge. Is there really more autism? How has...


No More Potlucks, Please

by Lisa C Deutsch & Holly C Hyde

About 13 percent of Americans are sixty-five or older, according to the most recent census. As baby boomers continue to age, retirement communities and senior living centers will need to expand to meet their...


Loving’s the Strange Thing

by Anne-Marie Storrs

This groundbreaking volume argues that Carmen Martín Gaite and Carl Jung form an ideal combination. All the main features of the Jungian individuation process are present in the Spanish writer’s fairy tales:...


Interpersonal Arguing

by Dale Hample

Interpersonal Arguing is an accessible review of scholarship on key elements of face-to-face arguing, which is the interpersonal exchange of reasons. Topics include frames for understanding the nature of arguing,...


Retirement

by Patricia Reid-Waugh

Retirement, A New Adventure is full of ideas to have an active, fun and enriching life in retirement. The thesis of the book is that life in retirement involves much more than just ensuring financial security....


The Psychology of Genius

by William Hirsch & Sully James

This book deals with the Psychology of Genius and the relation between Genius and Insanity.

"The psychological analysis of famous poets will show that the intellectual function is no whit less important a factor...