The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Adulthood and Aging

Editor(s): Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Martin J. Sliwinski

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012 01:08AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444331479

Online ISBN: 9781118392966

DOI: 10.1002/9781118392966

About this Book

This exceptional collection draws on the most recent demographic data and combines classic research with cutting-edge approaches to provide an invaluable overview of the developmental psychology of the adult years.

  • Covers a wide range of topics within adult development and aging, from theoretical perspectives to specific content areas
  • Includes newly commissioned essays from the top researchers in the field
  • Takes a biopsychosocial perspective, covering the biological, psychological and social changes that occur in adulthood

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Foundations

    1. Chapter 2

      Demography of Aging (pages 25–48)

      Susan Krauss Whitbourne and Stacey B. Whitbourne

  2. Part II: Physical Changes and Health

  3. Part III: Cognition

    1. Chapter 9

      Memory and Aging (pages 174–189)

      Brent J. Small, Kerri S. Rawson, Sarah Eisel and Cathy L. McEvoy

  4. Part IV: Personality

  5. Part V: Abnormal Aging

    1. Chapter 17

      Assessment of Older Adults (pages 331–354)

      Christine E. Gould, Barry A. Edelstein and Lindsay A. Gerolimatos

  6. Part VI: Social Processes

  7. Part VII: Well-Being and Creativity

    1. Chapter 23

      Successful Aging (pages 459–476)

      Colin A. Depp, Ipsit V. Vahia and Dilip V. Jeste

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