3. Physiological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of Aging

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi3 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney4
  1. George A. Kuchel1,
  2. Julie Robison2 and
  3. Richard Fortinsky2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch3

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Kuchel, G. A., Robison, J. and Fortinsky, R. (2012) Physiological, Psychological, and Social Aspects of Aging, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 4

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA

  2. 2

    UConn Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • social aspects of aging;
  • physiological/psychological;
  • cardiovascular physiology;
  • renal physiology/fluid balance;
  • community support

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Background

  • Physiological Aspects of Aging

  • Psychological Aspects of Aging

  • Social Aspects of Aging

  • Summary

  • References