Adult Development and Aging / Edition 5

Adult Development and Aging / Edition 5

by John C. Cavanaugh, Fredda Blanchard-Fields
     
 

Written for upper-division undergraduate students, this psychology textbook places adult development and aging into the context of the whole human experience, and introduces the biological, sociocultural, and life-cycle forces and models that form the foundation for studying adult development and aging. The fifth edition adds a closing chapter on demographic trends… See more details below

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Written for upper-division undergraduate students, this psychology textbook places adult development and aging into the context of the whole human experience, and introduces the biological, sociocultural, and life-cycle forces and models that form the foundation for studying adult development and aging. The fifth edition adds a closing chapter on demographic trends and social policy. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534520663
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/15/2005
Edition description:
5TH
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.42(h) x 1.06(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Studying Adult Development and Aging1
Ch. 2Physical Changes30
Ch. 3Longevity, Health, and Functioning68
Ch. 4Clinical Assessment, Mental Health, and Mental Disorders106
Ch. 5Person-Environment Interactions and Optimal Aging146
Ch. 6Attention and Perceptual Processing176
Ch. 7Memory208
Ch. 8Intelligence252
Ch. 9Social Cognition298
Ch. 10Personality328
Ch. 11Relationships366
Ch. 12Work, Leisure, and Retirement404
Ch. 13Dying and Bereavement446
References
Name Index
Glossary/Subject Index

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