Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging

Health, Illness, and Optimal Aging

Biological and Psychosocial Perspectives

eBook - 2013
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Spanning the biological and psychosocial aspects of aging, this upper-level undergraduate and graduate text integrates current findings in biology, psychology, and the social sciences to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of the aging process. This new edition incorporates the tremendous amount of research that has come to light since the first edition was published. From a physical perspective, the text examines age-related changes and disease-related processes, the demography of the aging population, aging theories, and how to promote optimal aging. Coverage of the psychosocia.
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2013
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780826193476
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 395 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Gilmer, Diane F.


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