Adult Development and Aging
McGraw-Hill Company, 1996 - Psychology - 609 pages
This 13-chapter text provides a comprehensive account of adult development and aging: covering the entire adult lifespan with extra emphasis on late adulthood. The book is divided into four parts: exploring the world of adulthood (introduction, metatheories and research methods); the world of body and mind (physical and cognitive/moral development); the social world (education, work, retirement and leisure, relationships and lifestyles, living arrangements, community support and caregiving); and the inner world (personality development, mental health, coping and successful aging, confronting death and bereavement).
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EXPLORING THE WORLD Basic Research Methods
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