Adulthood and Aging: An Interdisciplinary, Developmental View / Edition 3

Adulthood and Aging: An Interdisciplinary, Developmental View / Edition 3

by Douglas C. Kimmel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471635804

ISBN-13: 9780471635802

Pub. Date: 12/28/1989

Publisher: Wiley

This classic work offers a thorough treatment of early and middle adulthood. It is the only text to integrate research from psychology, sociology, anthropology, medicine, and biology into a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of adulthood. In-depth interviews with adults at various ages put theory into context, showing both long-term change and continuity.

Overview

This classic work offers a thorough treatment of early and middle adulthood. It is the only text to integrate research from psychology, sociology, anthropology, medicine, and biology into a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of adulthood. In-depth interviews with adults at various ages put theory into context, showing both long-term change and continuity. This new edition includes a new chapter on cognition, the Medicare changes of 1989, and many new references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471635802
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.51(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Adulthood: Developmental Theory and Research.

Psychosocial Processes of Development.

Transitions in Adult Development.

Cognition, Memory, Intelligence, and Wisdom in Adulthood.

Families, Menopause, Sexuality, and Single.

Work, Retirement, and Leisure.

Biological Aspects of Aging.

Personality and Psychopathology.

Growing Old in a Changing World.

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