Aging, stress, and health

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Wiley, May 9, 1989 - Medical - 290 pages
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An up-to-date, critical assessment of the literature on the relationship between aging, stress, social support, and health. Includes methodological chapters on the measurement of stress and social support. Examines the health implications of widowhood and bereavement, residential location and institutionalization, and early retirement.

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METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES
9
Issues of Measurement and Analysis in Studies of Social
43
Widowhood and Health
69
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About the author (1989)

Kyriakos S. Markides, Ph.D., is Annie and John Gnitzinger Professor of Aging Studies at the University of Texas Medical Branch. He is the author or co-author of 210 publications, most of which are in the field of health and aging. The Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) has recently listed Dr. Markides among the most highly cited scientists in the world. He has extensive editorial experience including being the founding and current Editor of the Journal of Aging and Health (SAGE). Dr. Markides has also edited a number of related books, including Minorities, Aging, and Health (SAGE).

Cary L. Cooper is Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health and Pro-Vice Chancellor (External Relations) at Lancaster University. He is the author of over 100 books, Editor-in-Chief of the The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management and the editor of Who's Who in the Management Sciences. Professor Cooper was awarded a CBE for his contribution to organizational health.