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Author Tornstam, Lars, 1943-

Title Gerotranscendence : a developmental theory of positive aging / Lars Tornstam.

Publication Info. New York : Springer Pub. Co., [2005]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.26 T686G    Check Shelf
Description xi, 213 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-208) and index.
Contents The need for new theories in social gerontology -- Origin of the theory and first outline -- The qualitative content of gerotranscendence -- Quantitative empirical elucidations -- Gerotranscendence in practice.
Subject Gerontology -- Philosophy.
Aging -- Psychological aspects.
Aging -- psychology.
Geriatrics -- methods.
Human Development.
Self Concept.
Social Behavior.
ISBN 0826131344 hardcover
9780826131348 hardcover
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