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An introduction to gerontology /

Title:
An introduction to gerontology /
Published:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : 2011.
Format:
Book
Institution:
MCPHS Boston
Contents:
1. Introduction / Ian Stuart-Hamilton -- 2. The biology of ageing: a primer / João Pedro de Magalhães -- 3. Fostering resilience, promoting health, and preventing disease in older adults / Sharon Ostwald and Carmel Dyer -- 4. Ageing and health: managing co-morbidities and functional disability in older people / Carmel Dyer and Sharon Ostwald -- 5. Social care and older people / Raymond Ngan -- 6. Cognitive processes and ageing / Paul Verhaeghen -- 7. The psychology of atypical ageing / Bob Woods -- 8. Sociological perspectives on ageing / Kate Davidson -- 9. Retirement / Lynn McDonald -- 10. Sexuality and ageing / Rebecca Flyckt and Sheryl A. Kingsberg -- 11. Policies on ageing / Suzanne Wait -- 12. Cross-cultural differences in ageing / Sandra Torres -- 13. Technology and ageing / Anthea Tinker -- 14. Literary portrayals of ageing / Diana Wallace -- 15. Palliative care for older adults / Lynn O'Neill and Sean Morrison -- 16. Conclusions / Ian Stuart-Hamilton.

Online access:
No online access
Library holdings:
MCPHS Circulation - Boston Campus
HQ1061 .I556 2011Available