Counseling Older Persons: An Annotated Bibliography

Hardcover | February 1, 1995

EditorValerie L. Schwiebert, Jane E. Myers

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Experts have made a state-of-the-art survey of sources that are important in counseling older persons, an increasingly important segment of the nation's population. The population over age 65 in the United States is 12.4% and soon will be 21.8%. This annotated compilation of 481 books, journal articles, dissertations, and documents is organized into nine topical chapters and various subsections dealing with the normative experiences of aging, persons with impairments, needs and services, special situations, counseling and counselors, ethics, practica and internships, and pharmacology. Author and subject indexes make the guide easy for academic and professional use in the fields of gerontology, psychology, and adult education.

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Experts have made a state-of-the-art survey of sources that are important in counseling older persons, an increasingly important segment of the nation's population. The population over age 65 in the United States is 12.4% and soon will be 21.8%. This annotated compilation of 481 books, journal articles, dissertations, and documents is ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:136 pages, 9.57 × 6.39 × 0.62 inPublished:February 1, 1995Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313292779

ISBN - 13:9780313292774

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?Like other disciplines, the relatively new field of gerontology is experiencing an information explosion...An alternative to increasingly inadequate card catalogs and indexes, this annotated bibliography also organizes works more logically than a computerized bibliography can.?-Abstracts in Social Gerontology