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Valuing Older People: The Positive Psychology of Ageing / Edition 1
     

Valuing Older People: The Positive Psychology of Ageing / Edition 1

by Elspeth Stirling
 

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ISBN-10: 047068335X

ISBN-13: 9780470683354

Pub. Date: 06/15/2010

Publisher: Wiley

This book examines the growing importance of positive psychology and its connection to later life.

  • Applies Social Role Valorisation (SVR) principles to care of older people, particularly those with seriously disabling conditions such as dementia, stroke, and multiple health problems

  • Provides a comprehensive body of positive

Overview

This book examines the growing importance of positive psychology and its connection to later life.

  • Applies Social Role Valorisation (SVR) principles to care of older people, particularly those with seriously disabling conditions such as dementia, stroke, and multiple health problems

  • Provides a comprehensive body of positive principles and practical approaches for those who care for older people

  • Examines the impact of the devaluation of older people’s lives in the context of societies dependent on technology 

  • Demonstrates how more age-inclusive societies and open awareness of later-life issues are fundamental to strong communities, as well as to personal happiness and resilience

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470683354
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures.

About the Author and Book.

1 The Psychology and Ecology of Ageing.

2 Preventive Psychology in Later Life.

3 Assessment in the New Paradigm.

4 New ParadigmPrinciples for Intervention.

5 Older People with Cognitive Disabilities.

6 New ParadigmPrinciples of Service Design.

7 Psychological Therapies with Older People.

References.

Index.

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