Handbook of Aging and Mental Health: An Integrative Approach

Hardcover | September 30, 1998

EditorJacob Lomranz, J. Lomranz

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This comprehensive resource responds to a growing need for theory and multidisciplinary integrative research in adult and gerontological health. Handbook of Aging and Mental Healthbrings together, for the first time, diverse strategies and methodologies as well as theoretical formulations involving psychodynamic, behavioral, psychosocial, and biological systems as they relate to aging and health. Forward-thinking in his approach, Lomranz provides the mental health, adult developmental, and geriatric professions with a single reference source that covers theory construction, empirical research, treatment, and multidisciplinary program development.

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This comprehensive resource responds to a growing need for theory and multidisciplinary integrative research in adult and gerontological health. Handbook of Aging and Mental Healthbrings together, for the first time, diverse strategies and methodologies as well as theoretical formulations involving psychodynamic, behavioral, psych...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:September 30, 1998Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306457504

ISBN - 13:9780306457500

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Introduction: Toward Theories in Mental Health and Aging; J. Lomranz. Well-Being, Adjustment, and Growth Behaviors in Later Life: Declarative and Differential Aspects of Subjective Well-Being and Its Implications for Mental Health in Later Life; D. Shmotkin. Control: Cognitive and Motivational Implications; L.C. Perlmuter, A.S. Eads. Stress, Coping, and Mental Health: Toward a Developmentally Informed Theory of Mental Disorder in Older Adults; M. Gatz. The Adult Developing Self: The Double Voice of the Third Age: Splitting the Speaking Self as an Adaptive Strategy in later Life; H. Hazan. Psychodynamics and Psychopathology in Later Life: Psychoanalysis, the Life Story, and Aging: Creating New Meanings within Narratives of Lived Experiences; B.J. Cohler. The Role of the Family in Later Life: Perspectives in the Family and Stress in Late Life; L.I. Pearlin, M.M. Skaff. Memory and Dementia: The Significance of Memory Complaints in Later Life: Methodological and Theoretical Considerations; G. Niederehe. Depression and Aging: Depression as a Pivotal Component of Secondary Aging: Opportunities for Research, Treatment, and Prevention; I.R. Katz. 16 Additional Chapters. Index.