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Aging and Chronic Disorders / Edition 1

Aging and Chronic Disorders / Edition 1

by Stephen J. Morewitz, Mark L. Goldstein
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ISBN-13: 9781441943620
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/04/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

Stephen J. Morewitz has over 18 years experience as a behavioral/public health scientist, university faculty member, and consultant. He runs a research institution in San Francisco supervising faculty research on the epidemiology and psychosocial aspects of the lower extremity disease/injury, disability, diabetes, and arthritis, and more. He has been on the staff or faculty of Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine & School of Public Health, DePaul University, Argonne National Laboratory, & the California College of Podiatric Medicine.

Mark L. Goldstein, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in Illinois. Dr. Goldstein has a private practice specializing in forensic psychology and counseling. He is also an adjunct professor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology and consultant to a suburban school system. Dr. Goldstein received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida and was previously a core faculty member at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and adjunct professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and Roosevelt University. He is the editor of a book, Behavioral Science Education, and the author of numerous professional articles.

Table of Contents

Chronic Disorders in an Aging Population: Epidemiology.- Elders and Health Care Utilization and Costs.- Chronic Disease and Quality of Life in Older Adults.- Psychological Problems in the Elderly.- Cognitive Changes in Older Adults.- Seniors with Diabetes Mellitus.- Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Fibromyalgia, and Low Back Pain in Older Adults.- Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly.- Seniors with Cancer.

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