The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, 3 Volume Set (Hardcover)

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The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging, 3 Volume Set (Hardcover)

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  • This authoritative reference work contains more than 300 entries covering all aspects of the multi-disciplinary field of adult development and aging
  • Brings together concise, accurate summaries of classic topics as well as the most recent thinking and research in new areas
  • Covers a broad range of issues, from biological and physiological changes in the body to changes in cognition, personality, and social roles to applied areas such as psychotherapy, long-term care, and end-of-life issues
  • Includes contributions from major researchers in the academic and clinical realms
3 Volumes

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Susan Krauss Whitbourne is Professor of Psychology and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA. She is one of the pioneers of the field of adult development and aging and her work focuses on personality development in midlife and later adulthood. She has appeared in the national media, including The New York Times, Newsweek, The Boston Globe, Natural Health, and the Chicago Tribune, and is a widely read blogger for Psychology Today and Huffington Post. She is the author of 16 books, many in multiple translations, and over 150 journal articles and chapters. Her books include Adult Development and Aging: Biopsychosocial Perspectives (5th Edition, Wiley, 2014), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), The Search for Fulfillment (2010), and Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders (6th edition, 2009). She has received major teaching and mentoring awards both nationally and at her university and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, Chair of the Gerontological Society of America's Behavioral and Social Sciences section, and a member of the APA Board of Educational Affairs.
Product Details ISBN: 9781118528921
ISBN-10: 1118528921
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: January 16th, 1991
Pages: 1656
Language: English