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Author Moody, Harry R.

Title Aging : concepts and controversies / Harry R. Moody.

Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Pine Forge, ©2006.

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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.26 M817A    Check Shelf
Edition 5th ed.
Description xxix, 474 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-458) and index.
Contents Prologue : America as an aging society -- Basic concepts I. A life course perspective on aging -- Controversy 1. Why do we grow old? -- Focus on practice : health promotion -- Readings -- 1. Why do we live as long as we do? / Leonard Hayflick -- 2. Vitality and aging : implications of the rectangular curve / James F. Fries and Lawrence Crapo -- 3. Aging, natural death, and the compression of morbidity : another view / Edward L. Schneider and Jacob Brody -- 4. The sunny side of aging / James F. Fries -- 5. The changing face of health care / Alan M. Garber and Dana P. Goldman -- 6. We will be able to live to 1,000 / Aubrey de Grey -- 7. Don't fall for the cult of immortality / S. Jay Olshansky.
Subject Gerontology -- United States.
Aging -- United States.
Gérontologie -- États-Unis.
Vieillissement -- États-Unis.
Aging. (OCoLC)fst00800293
Gerontology. (OCoLC)fst00942204
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Gerontologie.
Veroudering (biologie, psychologie)
Geriatrics. (DNLM)D005853
Aged -- United States.
ISBN 1412915201 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781412915205
Standard No. 9781412915205
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