Adult Development and Ageing

Adult Development and Ageing
A Book

by D. A. Louw

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2019
  • Pages : 557
  • ISBN : 9780868868578
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Adult Development and Aging

Adult Development and Aging
A Book

by John C. Cavanaugh,Fredda Blanchard-Fields

  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 2018-01-01
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 133767012X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Written within a bio-psychosocial framework, Cavanaugh and Blanchard-Fields' best-selling text covers the specific ages-stages of adult development and aging. In its unparalleled coverage of current research and theory, the authors draw clear connections between research and application. The book's focus on positive aging and the gains and losses people experience across adulthood distinguish it from its competitors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging

Handbook of the Psychology of Aging
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 2015-09-29
  • Pages : 550
  • ISBN : 9780124114692
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Handbook of the Psychology of Aging, Eighth Edition, tackles the biological and environmental influences on behavior as well as the reciprocal interface between changes in the brain and behavior during the course of the adult life span. The psychology of aging is important to many features of daily life, from workplace and the family, to public policy matters. It is complex, and new questions are continually raised about how behavior changes with age. Providing perspectives on the behavioral science of aging for diverse disciplines, the handbook explains how the role of behavior is organized and how it changes over time. Along with parallel advances in research methodology, it explicates in great detail patterns and sub-patterns of behavior over the lifespan, and how they are affected by biological, health, and social interactions. New topics to the eighth edition include preclinical neuropathology, audition and language comprehension in adult aging, cognitive interventions and neural processes, social interrelations, age differences in the connection of mood and cognition, cross-cultural issues, financial decision-making and capacity, technology, gaming, social networking, and more. Tackles the biological and environmental influences on behavior as well as the reciprocal interface between changes in the brain and behavior during the course of the adult life span Covers the key areas in psychological gerontology research in one volume Explains how the role of behavior is organized and how it changes over time Completely revised from the previous edition New chapter on gender and aging process

Essentials of Human Development: A Life-Span View

Essentials of Human Development: A Life-Span View
A Book

by Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh

  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 2016-01-01
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN : 9781305504585
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, 2nd Edition fills the need for a shorter text that emphasizes the essential, defining features of modern research and theory in human development. Using a modified chronological approach and emphasizing the biopsychosocial framework, the text provides: a readable account of human development across the life span; conceptual foundations that enable students to become critical interpreters of developmental information; and an introduction to relevant research and its application to key issues. The text also emphasizes the application of human development research across diverse professional settings, making it ideal for students who are pursuing a career related to psychology or areas such as education, health, and human sciences. Succinct and filled with real-life examples, this text will capture your students' interest while introducing them to the essential issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning

Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning
Integrating Theory With Clinical Practice

by Pearl S. Berman

  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 2018-07-11
  • Pages : 776
  • ISBN : 1506331378
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning: Integrating Theory With Clinical Practice teaches students in counseling, psychotherapy, and clinical psychology how to develop the case conceptualization and treatment planning skills necessary to help clients achieve change. Author Pearl S. Berman provides client interviews and sample case studies in each chapter along with detailed steps for practice and developing treatment plans. Chapters conclude with questions that engage students in critical thinking about the complexity of human experiences. The updated and expanded Fourth Edition includes cutting-edge issues in trauma-informed care; responsiveness to development across the lifespan; integration of issues relevant to intersectionality of oppression; and evidence-based practice.

Human Development

Human Development
A Life-Span View

by Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2015-01-01
  • Pages : 720
  • ISBN : 9781305630505
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, Seventh Edition. With its comprehensive, succinct, and applied coverage, the book has proven its ability to capture readers' interest while introducing them to the issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. The material is relevant, too: Readers gain the foundations in important theories and research that enable them to become educated interpreters of developmental information. In addition, basic and applied research along with controversial topics and emergent trends demonstrate connections between the laboratory and life.

Personality in Adulthood

Personality in Adulthood
A Five-factor Theory Perspective

by Robert R. McCrae,Paul T. Costa

  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 2003-01-01
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN : 9781572308275
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This influential work examines how enduring dispositions or traits affect the process of aging and shape each individual's life course. From two well-known authorities in the field, the volume is grounded in a growing body of empirical evidence. Critically reviewing different theories of personality and adult development, the authors explain the logic behind the scientific assessment of personality, present a comprehensive model of trait structure, and examine patterns of trait stability and change after age 30, incorporating data from ongoing cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. Written in a clear, jargon-free style, this book is an ideal text for advanced students and a timely reference for researchers and clinicians.

Human Behavior for Social Work Practice

Human Behavior for Social Work Practice
A Developmental-Ecological Framework

by Wendy L. Haight,Edward H. Taylor

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2013-06-01
  • Pages : 455
  • ISBN : 019061532X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Contemporary social workers continue to face growing challenges of complex and diverse issues such as child maltreatment, poverty, unemployment, oppression, violence, mental illness, and end-of-life care across varied contexts. Wendy L. Haight and Edward H. Taylor present their book Human Behavior for Social Work Practice, Second Edition as a core text that will help students implement a consistent framework through which to approach multifaceted social issues in any environment, whether it be in inner city schools or rural nursing homes with individuals of different ages, ethnicities, and socioeconomic status. Human Behavior for Social Work Practice, Second Edition uses the developmental, ecological-systems perspective as an analytic tool to show students how social scientific evidence helps us understand human development and enhances social work practice. Students will learn that by effectively connecting theory to practice, they can develop successful strategies to use as they encounter complex issues currently facing social workers. The authors have reorganized and expanded this new edition to better illustrate developmental thinking in social work practice throughout the lifespan. This book also now includes special topic chapters on human brain development and the increasing relevance of neuroscience to social work practice as well as important social justice issues specific to race and gender that occur throughout the lifespan. Also new to this edition, Haight and Taylor have developed instructor's materials that can be tailored to include the social work experience of the instructor. It is comprehensive so that no additional resources are needed, and it is dynamically structured so information can be added where relevant to the course material.

Global Aging

Global Aging
Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course

by Suzanne R. Kunkel, PhD,J. Scott Brown, PhD,Frank J. Whittington, PhD

  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 2014-02-03
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN : 0826105475
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"This book is exemplary in amassing demographic, policy, and sociopsychological data from around the world to refute both premises: that countriesí aging is not occurring in developing nations and that aging of the population presents intractable predicaments. The content of the book is rich with current information seldom accumulated into one source. For a scholar of aging studies, the topics are comprehensive, including demographics, political systems, health and long-term care provision, employment/retirement, and formal and informal support systems. Structurally, the book adds value with the inclusion of Web resources and a robust index. The design is conducive for a classroom setting by incorporating discussion questions and key words at the end of each chapter." -- Dr. Carol A. Gosselink, PsycCritiques Using a comparative, cross-national perspective, Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course explores the major topics in social gerontology worldwide and the demands that the aging population places on a society. This comprehensive and timely guide includes contributions from international gerontology scholars and illustrates both universal and socioculturally unique aspects of aging across nations. It is organized thematically for ease of use and includes an abundance of photographs and illustrations to highlight key points. Key features: Discussions on various nations' policies and programs designed to meet the unique needs of an older population An essay on pension and income maintenance policies and programs An analysis of the role of local and national governments, as well as non-governmental organizations, in serving older adults Case studies on specific aspects of aging: family life, caregiving, policies and politics, health and long-term care, and work and retirement The most current demographic data on aging around the world

Heavy Work Investment

Heavy Work Investment
Its Nature, Sources, Outcomes, and Future Directions

by Itzhak Harpaz,Raphael Snir

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2014-07-17
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : 1135048185
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The book deals with the concept of Heavy Work Investment (HWI) recently initiated by Snir and Harpaz. Since its introduction the interest in the general HWI model has increased considerably. The book illustrates the development of HWI conceptualization, theory, and research. It deals with the foremost HWI subtype of workaholism. However, it also compares workaholism as a "negative" HWI subtype with work devotion/passion/engagement, as a "positive" HWI subtype. Most importantly, it addresses HWI in general, including its possible situational subtypes. In view of Snir and Harpaz's claim that the study of situational heavy work investors is relatively scarce, this certainly constitutes a promising step in the right direction. Finally, it deals with timely and important topics examined by prominent international researchers on Heavy Work Investment and such issues as: personality factors of workaholism, work-life balance, cross-cultural similarities and differences in HWI, work addiction and technology, HWI and retirement, and intergenerational similarity in work investment.

Changing the Odds for Vulnerable Children Building Opportunities and Resilience

Changing the Odds for Vulnerable Children Building Opportunities and Resilience
Building Opportunities and Resilience

by OECD

  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 2019-11-19
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : 9264914110
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This report analyses the individual and environmental factors that contribute to child vulnerability. It calls on OECD countries to develop and implement cross-cutting well-being strategies that focus on empowering vulnerable families; strengthening children’s emotional and social skills; strengthening child protection; improving children’s health and educational outcomes; and reducing child poverty and material deprivation.

Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Impacts of Population Aging

Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Impacts of Population Aging
A Book

by Bayar, Yilmaz

  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 2021-06-25
  • Pages : 383
  • ISBN : 1799873293
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The increases in global wealth and the developments in the field of health have led to decreases in mortality rates, increases in life expectancy, and decreases in fertility rate, leading to a population that is rapidly consisting more and more of older individuals. The demographic changes affect nearly all parts of society including economics, education, health, social security systems, socio-cultural activities, and more. Thus, it is essential to study the impacts that an aging population will have on society. The Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Impacts of Population Aging analyzes the economic and social impacts of population aging from a multidisciplinary perspective. Covering topics such as life expectancy, social welfare, health, social security, and more, this book is essential for social scientists, sociologists, demographers, economists, medical professionals, government officials, policymakers, professionals, researchers, managers, students, and academicians looking to understand the effects of an aging population on modern society.

The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment

The Boston Process Approach to Neuropsychological Assessment
A Practitioner's Guide

by Lee Ashendorf, PhD,Rod Swenson,David Libon

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 2013-08-15
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0199794308
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Boston Process Approach to neuropsychological assessment, advanced by Edith Kaplan, has a long and well-respected history in the field. However, its theoretical and empirical support has not previously been assembled in an easily accessible format. This volume fills that void by compiling the historical, empirical, and practical teachings of the Process Approach. The reader will find a detailed history of the precursors to this model of thought, its development through its proponents such as Harold Goodglass, Nelson Butters, Laird Cermak, and Norman Geschwind, and its continuing legacy. The second section provides a guide to applying the Boston Process Approach to some of the field's most commonly used measures, such as the various Wechsler Intelligence Scales, the Trail Making Test, the California Verbal Learning Test, and the Boston Naming Test. Here, the reader will find a detailed history of the empirical evidence for test administration and interpretation using Boston Process Approach tenets. The final section of the book provides various perspectives on the implementation of the Boston Process Approach in various clinical and research settings and with specialized populations.

Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

Growth and Development Across the Lifespan
A Health Promotion Focus

by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, CNE,Eve Fleck

  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2012-10-19
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1455745456
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book provides introductory coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan. The content emphasizes normal aspects as well as the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. It features a strong health promotion theme structured around Healthy People 2020 objectives. Lifespan coverage from prenatal development to death helps students integrate concepts related to normal changes in each stage of the life cycle. Coverage of current research and trends in health care provide readers with the most up-to-date, accurate information. Health promotion and disease prevention, including Healthy People 2020 objectives, are highlighted throughout the book. Cultural content is highlighted throughout the book and in new Chapter 3: Cultural Considerations in Health Care to encourage students to consider cultural implications at every stage of development. Separate chapter on advanced old age and geriatrics (Chapter 14) discuss the theories, physiological changes, and psychological aspects of aging; health promotion and maintenance; and the role of health care providers in caring for the geriatric patient. All of this helps students understand how to maintain quality of life and promote health in advanced old age. Teaching techniques for every developmental stage are part of a consistent chapter format and provide age-appropriate patient education tips. Consistent chapter organization for each stage of growth and development makes information easy to access. Critical Thinking scenarios and questions appear at the end of each chapter to help students consider all variables when planning care across the lifespan. Student learning features include Objectives, Key Terms, Key Points, and Review Questions. Appendix A includes the FDA's Recommended Child and Adult Immunization Schedules, providing essential health promotion information. NEW Appendix B provides a Multilingual Glossary of Symptoms to enhance students' awareness of culturally sensitive care. Glossary includes definitions of Key Terms and additional terms help students review concepts and terminology at a glance. Bibliography is organized by chapter at the end of the book to facilitate additional research and study.

Human Growth and Development

Human Growth and Development
An Introduction for Social Workers

by John Sudbery,Andrew Whittaker

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2018-07-17
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN : 1351397559
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Social workers work with people at all stages of life, tackling a multitude of personal, social, health, welfare, legal and educational issues. As a result, all social work students need to understand human growth and development throughout the lifespan. This fully revised and expanded second edition of this introductory text for social workers provides a knowledge base about human development from conception to death. It is designed to encourage understanding of a wide range of experiences: from the developmental trajectories of children in care, to adult mental distress and the experiences of people with dementia, to bereavement. Using engaging narratives to illustrate each topic, the authors clearly introduce and analyse different theoretical approaches, and link them to real-life situations faced by social workers. Packed with case studies, this student-friendly book includes overviews, summaries, questions and further reading in each chapter, as well as a ‘Taking it further’ section providing greater depth on key theoretical issues. A reference section contains a glossary and overviews of the principal theories discussed throughout the book. It is an essential read for all social work students.

Job Creation and Local Economic Development

Job Creation and Local Economic Development
A Book

by OECD

  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 2014-11-19
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN : 926421500X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This publication highlights new evidence on policies to support job creation, bringing together the latest research on labour market, entrepreneurship and local economic development policy to help governments support job creation in the recovery.

Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging

Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging
A Book

by Carolyn M. Aldwin,Crystal L. Park,Avron Spiro

  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 2007-01-26
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN : 1593850573
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Offering a fresh, authoritative take on a topic of increasing relevance, this book is comprehensive in scope, yet concise and accessible. Key contributors from health psychology, gerontology, and related fields pool their knowledge.

Restorative Care Nursing for Older Adults

Restorative Care Nursing for Older Adults
A Guide For All Care Settings, Second Edition

by Elizabeth Galik, PhD, CRNP,Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, PhD, RN

  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 2011-12-05
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9780826133854
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! "This is a terrific text with good basic information and a level of detail, tools, and practicality that make it a useful resource to get older adults mobilized in any setting."--The Gerontologist "[This] book provides a practical hands-on perspective for implementing function focused care in all settings...[It] is a unique resource that is relevant for all nurses and health care providers working with older adults. In addition to addressing functional decline, function-focused care provides a fresh and practical solution to many of the problems that tend to arise with older adults such as infections, falls, and pressure ulcers all known to be associated with immobility." From the Foreword by Colin Milner CEO, International Council on Active Aging "This book encourages individualization, which is difficult to achieve with more prescriptive approaches. This second edition includes chapters on cognitively impaired adults, ethical issues, and patient-centered care, all of which are so important in long-term care. I found it to be very motivating in the way it helped me apply the philosophy and strategies to elders with whom I come in contact. I would highly recommend this book to anyone working with elders. Score: 95, 4 Stars--Doody's Medical Reviews The purpose of restorative care nursing (often referred to as function-focused care) is to take an active role in helping older adults maintain their highest level of function, thereby preventing excess disability. This is the only volume to educate caregivers about both the philosophy of restorative care and how to integrate it into all care settings for older adults. Now in its second edition, the text contains updated content in each chapter along with two entirely new chapters on function-focused care for cognitively impaired adults, ethical issues, and patient-centered care. The book provides a complete six-week education program in restorative care for nurses and other caregivers, numerous practical suggestions for beneficial activities that will enhance function, and strategies for motivating both older adults and caregivers to engage in restorative care. Woven throughout the text is research that documents the benefits and expected outcomes of restorative care. The book also includes the requirements for restorative care across all settings, and the necessary documentation. Restorative Care Nursing for Older Adults will help formal and informal caregivers and administrators at all levels assimilate the philosophy of restorative care and be able to develop and implement successful restorative care programs. This New Edition Features: Completely updated information, including two new chapters on function-focused care for cognitively impaired adults, ethical issues, and patient-centered care A six-week education program that teaches practical application of restorative care nursing Helpful suggestions and strategies for motivating older adults and caregivers Education materials designed for nursing home, assisted living, and acute care settings, including required documentation and goal-setting forms Educational materials for family caregivers

Counterclockwise

Counterclockwise
A Book

by Ellen J. Langer

  • Publisher : Random House LLC
  • Release : 2009
  • Pages : 215
  • ISBN : 0345502043
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Scientifically riveting and practically empowering, "Counterclockwise" offers a bold new way to think about aging and lifelong health from the trailblazing social psychologist and author of the bestselling classic "Mindfulness."

Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare Systems, and Multimedia

Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare Systems, and Multimedia
Proceedings of KES-InMed-19 and KES-IIMSS-19 Conferences

by Yen-Wei Chen,Alfred Zimmermann,Robert J. Howlett,Lakhmi C. Jain

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2019-06-05
  • Pages : 619
  • ISBN : 9811385661
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book contains the proceedings of the KES International conferences on Innovation in Medicine and Healthcare (KES-InMed-19) and Intelligent Interactive Multimedia Systems and Services (KES-IIMSS-19), held on 17–19 June 2019 and co-located in St. Julians, on the island of Malta, as part of the KES Smart Digital Futures 2019 multi-theme conference. The major areas covered by KES-InMed-19 include: Digital IT Architecture in Healthcare; Advanced ICT for Medical and Healthcare; Biomedical Engineering, Trends, Research and Technologies and Healthcare Support System. The major areas covered by KES-IIMSS-19 were: Interactive Technologies; Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics; Intelligent Services and Architectures and Applications. This book is of use to researchers in these vibrant areas, managers, industrialists and anyone wishing to gain an overview of the latest research in these fields.