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1849053634
Introduction to the psychology of ageing for non-specialists / Ian Stuart-Hamilton
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Author: Stuart-Hamilton, Ian
Publication year: 2014
Language: English
Shelf mark: 155.67
Media class: Book
Genre: FAMILY & HEALTH
Classification: 155.67
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781849053631
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Total copies: 19
Loans this year: 0
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Whether you provide care for older people, or you are simply interested in ageing, this complete primer on the psychology of ageing explains the key issues clearly and concisely. Beginning with explanations of ageing, life expectancy and demographics, it goes on to discuss the aspects of ageing that have the most impact on people's lives. From changes in intelligence and personality to mental health and sexuality, the author explains the psychology involved and focuses on the points that have most impact on people's lives. Drawing on the latest findings in the field, the book provides a comprehensive overview of the subject. The book will be a key resource for anyone interested in what happens as we age, as well as social workers, care workers, nurses, medical professionals.

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