Health in Old Age: Myth, Mystery and Management / Edition 1

Health in Old Age: Myth, Mystery and Management / Edition 1

by Moyra Sidell, Sidell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335191363

ISBN-13: 9780335191369

Pub. Date: 12/28/1994

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335191369
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Series:
Rethinking Aging Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables and figures
Series editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. IThe health context1
1The mirage of health3
2Lay logic18
3Patterns of health and illness among older people33
Pt. IIExperiencing health55
4Understanding chronic illness and disability57
5Maintaining health with physical illness and functional disability70
6Maintaining health with mental malaise90
Pt. IIIResources for health109
7Health care and the management of health111
8Personal resources and social support130
9A healthy future for old age148
Bibliography164
Index176

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