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Title Successful aging : perspectives from the behavioral sciences / edited by Paul B. Baltes and Margret M. Baltes.

Imprint Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.26 S942S    Check Shelf
Description xv, 397 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series European Network on Longitudinal Studies on Individual Development ; [4]
European Network on Longitudinal Studies on Individual Development (Series) ; 4.
Note Texts emanate from workshops organized by the European Network on Longitudinal Studies on Individual Development.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Psychological perspectives on successful aging : the model of selective optimization with compensation / Paul B. Baltes and Margret M. Baltes -- Medical perspectives upon successful aging / James F. Fries -- Successful aging in a post-retired society / David L. Featherman, Jacqui Smith, and James G. Peterson -- The optimization of cognitive functioning in old age : predictions based on cohort-sequential and longitudinal data / K. Warner Schaie -- The optimization of episodic remembering in old age / Lars Bäckman, Timo Mäntylä, and Agneta Herlitz -- Peak performance and age : an examination of peak performance in sports / K. Anders Ericsson -- Personal control over development and quality of life perspectives in adulthood / Jochen Brandtstädter and Bernhard Baltes-Götz.
Successful mastery of bereavement and widowhood : a life-course perspective / Camille B. Wortman and Roxane Cohen Silver -- The Bonn longitudinal study of aging : coping, life adjustment, and life satisfaction / Georg Rudinger and Hans Thomae -- Risk and protective factors in the transition to young adulthood / Barbara Maughan and Lorna Champion -- Avoiding negative life outcomes : evidence from a forty-five year study / George E. Vaillant -- Developmental behavioral genetics and successful aging / Nancy L. Pedersen and Jennifer R. Harris.
Summary Based on research by the European Network on Longitudinal Studies, this book offers new insights into the nature of successful ageing, covering post-retirement society, cognitive functioning, memory, control of development and quality of life, widowhood and behavioural genetics.
Subject Older people -- Longitudinal studies.
Aging -- Psychological aspects -- Longitudinal studies.
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- Longitudinal studies.
Aged -- psychology. (DNLM)D000368Q000523
Aging -- psychology. (DNLM)D000375Q000523
Longitudinal Studies. (DNLM)D008137
Aging -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00800327
Older people. (OCoLC)fst01199093
Older people -- Health and hygiene. (OCoLC)fst01199538
Alter (DE-588)4001446-0
Altern (DE-588)4068596-2
Alterspsychologie (DE-588)4142056-1
Gesundheit (DE-588)4020754-7
Lebensbewältigung (DE-588)4201923-0
Lebenslauf (DE-588)4034869-6
Psychosoziale Situation (DE-588)4176265-4
Zufriedenheit (DE-588)4129186-4
Aufsatzsammlung (DE-588)4143413-4
Veroudering (biologie, psychologie)
Indexed Term Humans Ageing
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Longitudinal studies. (OCoLC)fst01423812
Added Author Baltes, Paul B.
Baltes, Margret M.
European Network on Longitudinal Studies on Individual Development.
ISBN 0521374545
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