The Psych 101 Series: Psychology of Aging 101

Editor/Author Youdin, Robert
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-82-613012-9
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
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The text discusses theoretical models underlying geropsychology, and examines common difficulties that affect older adults along with the most effective treatment approaches for this population. With a focus on the strengths and functions of older adults, the text examines the unique psychological problems of later life and conflicts caused by retirement, living longer, financial stressors, and chronic illness.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 Older Adults Are Not All the Same
  • Chapter 2 Ageism and Stigma
  • Chapter 3 Psychological Problems That Older Adults Experience
  • Chapter 4 Normal Cognitive Decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Dementia
  • Chapter 5 Older Adults and Their Sexual Lives
  • Chapter 6 Substance Abuse/Dependence Is Not Just a Problem for Young People
  • Chapter 7 Older Adult Abuse
  • Chapter 8 Environmental Geropsychology
  • Chapter 9 Issues Surrounding Dying and Death
  • Chapter 10 Future Areas for Psychologists Interested in the Psychology of Aging