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Author Stokes, Graham.

Title On being old : the psychology of later life / Graham Stokes.

Publication Info. London ; Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1992.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  155.67 S874O    Check Shelf
Description xii, 195 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Contemporary psychology series ; 6
Contemporary psychology series (London, England) ; 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-190) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Age and Ageing. Ch. 1. An Ageing Society. Ch. 2. The Biology of Ageing. Ch. 3. The Psychology of Ageing. Ch. 4. Social Age and Social Ageing -- Pt. 2. Psychological Products and Processes. Ch. 5. Intellectual Products in Old Age. Ch. 6. Cognitive Processes in Later Life. Ch. 7. Learning and Memory. Ch. 8. Wisdom, Creative Achievement and Ageing -- Pt. 3. Social Adaptation in Old Age. Ch. 9. Personality, Adjustment and Ageing. Ch. 10. Family Ties and Friendships in Later Life. Ch. 11. The Meaning of Work, the Impact of Retirement. Ch. 12. Sexual Interest and Activity in Later Life. Ch. 13. Death, Dying and Bereavement -- Pt. 4. Abnormal Ageing. Ch. 14. Dementia--The Silent Epidemic. Ch. 15. Emotional Disorder and Physical Disability in Later Life.
Subject Older people -- Psychology.
Aging -- Psychological aspects.
Indexed Term Old persons Psychology
Subject Aged -- psychology.
Aging -- psychology.
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