Aging and Quality of Life

Book Aging and Quality of Life Cover

Download book entitled Aging and Quality of Life by Helen Gift, PhD and published by Springer Publishing Company in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Read Aging and Quality of Life book directly from your devices anywhere anytime. Click Download Book button to get book file. Read some info about this book below.

  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 12 July 1994
  • ISBN : 9780826197931
  • Page : 392 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Aging and Quality of Life Book PDF summary

In this timely and important work, expert gerontologists review what has been learned about the aged and the process of aging and link this knowledge to interventions for improving the quality of life. This volume highlights the development of preventive, therapeutic, and rehabilitative interventions designed to assist older people maintain their independence and quality of life. In addition to the editors, chapter authors include Robert N. Butler, Matilda White Riley, Carroll Estes, and a foreword by James O. Mason.

DOWNLOAD BOOK

Aging and Quality of Life

Aging and Quality of Life
  • Author : Helen Gift, PhD,Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH,Ronald P. Abeles, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1994-07-12
  • ISBN : 9780826197931
DOWNLOAD BOOKAging and Quality of Life

In this timely and important work, expert gerontologists review what has been learned about the aged and the process of aging and link this knowledge to interventions for improving the quality of life. This volume highlights the development of preventive, therapeutic, and rehabilitative interventions designed to assist older people maintain their independence and quality of life. In addition to the editors, chapter authors include Robert N. Butler, Matilda White Riley, Carroll Estes, and a foreword by James O. Mason.

A Sense of Control

A Sense of Control
  • Author : Christine Tilley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-10-30
  • ISBN : 9781780631448
DOWNLOAD BOOKA Sense of Control

This work develops a theoretical framework for a virtual community for people with long-term, severe mobility disabilities. It proposes strategies for implementing a virtual community model based on user information needs. The central theme to emerge from their narratives is how the use of information and communications technology (ICT) allows them to regain a sense of control. The conclusion is that the technology provides strategies for independence and facilitates self-empowerment. Draws on the author’s wide-ranging experience of ICT and

Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World

Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World
  • Author : Marcin Bukowski,Immo Fritsche,Ana Guinote,Mirosław Kofta
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-03
  • ISBN : 9781317340157
DOWNLOAD BOOKCoping with Lack of Control in a Social World

Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World offers an integrated view of cutting-edge research on the effects of control deprivation on social cognition. The book integrates multi-method research demonstrating how various types of control deprivation, related not only to experimental settings but also to real life situations of helplessness, can lead to variety of cognitive and emotional coping strategies at the social cognitive level. The comprehensive analyses in this book tackle issues such as: Cognitive, emotional and socio-behavioral

The Self-Driven Child

The Self-Driven Child
  • Author : William Stixrud, PhD,Ned Johnson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-02-13
  • ISBN : 9780735222533
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe Self-Driven Child

“Instead of trusting kids with choices . . . many parents insist on micromanaging everything from homework to friendships. For these parents, Stixrud and Johnson have a simple message: Stop.” —NPR “This humane, thoughtful book turns the latest brain science into valuable practical advice for parents.” —Paul Tough, New York Times bestselling author of How Children Succeed A few years ago, Bill Stixrud and Ned Johnson started noticing the same problem from different angles: Even high-performing kids were coming to them acutely stressed

Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health

Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health
  • Author : Carol S. Aneshensel,Jo C. Phelan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-11-22
  • ISBN : 9780387362236
DOWNLOAD BOOKHandbook of the Sociology of Mental Health

This handbook describes ways in which society shapes the mental health of its members, and shapes the lives of those who have been identified as mentally ill. The text explores the social conditions that lead to behaviors defined as mental illness, and the ways in which the concept of mental illness is socially constructed around those behaviors. The book also reviews research that examines socially conditioned responses to mental illness on the part of individuals and institutions, and ways in

Choice or Chance

Choice or Chance
  • Author : Stephen Nowicki
  • Publisher : Prometheus Books
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • ISBN : 9781633880719
DOWNLOAD BOOKChoice or Chance

How Much Do You Believe That What Happens to You Is the Result of Your Own Actions—or Do Circumstances Beyond Your Control Largely Determine Your Fate? Locus of Control (LOC) is a phrase used by psychologists to describe a widely effective way of assessing an individual’s potential for success—personal, social, and financial. LOC measures how much you believe what happens to you is the result of your own actions or, conversely, of forces and circumstances beyond your

The Power of Agency

The Power of Agency
  • Author : Dr. Paul Napper,Anthony Rao, Ph. D.
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781250213495
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe Power of Agency

Introducing The Power of Agency, a science-backed approach to living life on your own terms. Agency is the ability to act as an effective agent for yourself—reflecting, making creative choices, and constructing a meaningful life. Grounded in extensive psychological research, The Power of Agency gives you the tools to help alleviate anxiety, manage competing demands and help you live your version of success. Renowned psychology experts Paul Napper and Anthony Rao will help you break through your state of

Happier at Home

Happier at Home
  • Author : Gretchen Rubin
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2012-09-04
  • ISBN : 9780385670838
DOWNLOAD BOOKHappier at Home

Tolstoy wrote, "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." This is the statement that inspired bestselling author Gretchen Rubin to wonder whether she could foster an even greater happiness in her home. During The Happiness Project, the same questions kept tugging at her. How can I raise happy children? How can I maintain a tender, romantic relationship with my spouse--after fifteen years of marriage? How do I keep my Blackberry from taking over