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Asperger Syndrome in Adults: A guide to realising your potential

by Ruth Searle

Increasing numbers of adults are being diagnosed with Asperger syndrome, while children diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders – an estimated 300,000 in the UK - are growing up. Until recently, most information...


End-of-Life Issues, Grief, and Bereavement: What Clinicians Need to Know

by Sara Honn Qualls & Julia E. Kasl-Godley

A practical overview of clinical issues related to end-of-life care, including grief and bereavement

The needs of individuals with life-limiting or terminal illness and those caring for them are well documented....


Foreign Accent Syndromes: The Stories People Have to Tell

by Jack Ryalls & Nick Miller

What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited?

Why does someone wake up doing this?

This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences...


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...


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...


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...


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:...


They're Your Parents, Too!: How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents' Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy

by Francine Russo

Your parents are growing older and are getting forgetful, starting to slow down, or worse. Suddenly you find yourself at the cusp of one of the most important transitions in your life—and the life of your...


Watermelon Magic: Seeds of Wisdom, Slices of Life

by Stu Glauberman, Wally Amos & Jack Canfield

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Field Dependence-independence: Bio-psycho-social Factors Across the Life Span

by Seymour Wapner & Jack Demick

First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Handbook of Divorce and Relationship Dissolution

by Mark A. Fine & John H. Harvey

This Handbook presents up-to-date scholarship on the causes and predictors, processes, and consequences of divorce and relationship dissolution. Featuring contributions from multiple disciplines, this Handbook...


Aging, Health Behaviors, and Health Outcomes

by K. Warner Schaie, Dan Blazer & James S. House

First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


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...