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Author Aldwin, Carolyn M., author
Title Health, illness, and optimal aging : biological and psychosocial perspectives / Carolyn M. Aldwin, Heidi Igarashi, Diane Fox Gilmer, Michael R. Levenson
Imprint New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, 2017
book jacket
Edition 3rd ed
Descript 1 online resource (431 p.)
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Health, illness, and optimal aging : biological and psychosocial perspectives, 3rd edition -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface to the Third edition -- Section I: Demographic, Theoretical, and Methodological Issues;Chapter 1: Introduction and Basic Concepts in Aging -- Chapter 2: Demography of Aging -- Chapter 3: Theories of Aging -- Chapter 4: Understanding Change in Aging Research -- Section II: Aging of Biological Systems;Chapter 5: Aging of the Skin and Musculoskeletal System -- Chapter 6: Aging of the Internal Organ Systems -- Chapter 7: Aging of the Sensory and Nervous Systems -- Chapter 8: Aging of the Endocrine and Immune Systems -- Chapter 9: Functional Health, Health Promotion, and Quality of Life -- Section III: Psychosocial Factors Affecting Physical Health;Chapter 10: The Interface Between Physical and Mental Health -- Chapter 11: Stress, Coping, and Health -- Chapter 12: Social Support, Health, and Aging -- Section IV: Practical and Clinical Aspects of Aging;Chapter 13: Aging in the Sociostructural Context -- Chapter 14: What Is Optimal Aging? -- Index
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Aging -- Psychology
Electronic books
Alt Author Igarashi, Heidi, author
Gilmer, Diane Fox, author
Levenson, Michael R., author
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