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Essential Papers on the Psychology of Aging : Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Paperback) - M. Powell Lawton

Essential Papers on the Psychology of Aging

Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Paperback)

By: M. Powell Lawton (Editor), Timothy A. Salthouse (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st June 1998
ISBN: 9780814751268
Number Of Pages: 320

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"Essential Papers on the Psychology of Aging" contains the classic papers on the period of human development that begins with young adulthood and ends with old age and death. Including material on theory and methodology; basic psychological processes; personality and social psychology; and clinical, applied, and health psychology, the volume presents the best work published in the field, from classic papers to cutting-edge research.

Contributors to the volume include P. B. Baltes, J. E. Birren, W. E. Henry, K. F. Riegel, K. W. Schaie, D. Arenberg, H. P. Bahrick, L. K. Hall, D. B. Bromley, D. M. Burke, L. L. Light, N. Charness, F. I. M. Craik, J. McDowd, J. C. Foster, G. A. Taylor, J. G. Gilbert, J. L. Horn, R. B. Cattrell, H. E. Jones, H. S. Conrad, H. C. Lehman, C. C. Miles, W. R. Miles, A. E. D. Schonfield, E. A. Robertson, K. Sward, A. T. Welford, P. T. Costa, R. R. McCrae, B. L. Frederickson, L. L. Carstensen, D. Gutmann, J. S. Jackson, L. M. Chattters, R. J. Taylor, R. Kastenbaum, N. Kogan, M. E. Lachman, G. Bavouvie-Vief, M. De Voe, D. Bulka, M. F. Lowenthal, C. Haven, R. Schulz, M. M. Baltes, S. Honn, E. M. Barton, M. Orzech, D. Lago, F. M. Carp, M. F. Elias, N. R. Schultz, M. A. Robbins, P. K. Elias, R. L. Kahn, S. H. Zarit, N. M. Hilbert, G. Niederehe, J. K. Kiecolt- Glaser, R. Glaser, E. C. Shuttleworth, C. S. Cyer, P. Ogrocki, C. E. Speicher, B. Simon, M. A. Lieberman, S. S. Tobin, V. N. Prock, G. M. McEvoy, W. F. Cascio, S. A. Murrell, S. Himmelbarb, B. L. Neugarten, R. J. Havighurst, C. D. Ryff, K. W. Schaie, S. L. Willis, F. Scogin, L. McElreth, and L. W. Thompson.

" . . . fun and provocative to read . . ."

-Contemporary Gerontology

Introductionp. 1
Theory
Toward an Experimental Psychology of Agingp. 7
A General Model for the Study of Developmental Problemsp. 27
Engagement and Disengagement: Toward a Theory of Adult Developmentp. 56
Disengagement and Patterns of Agingp. 68
Theoretical Propositions of Life-Span Developmental Psychology: On the Dynamics between Growth and Declinep. 86
Basic Psychological Processes
The Applicability of Mental Tests to Persons over Fifty Years of Agep. 131
The Growth and Decline of Intelligence: A Study of a Homogeneous Group between the Ages of Ten and Sixtyp. 149
Measures of Certain Human Abilities throughout the Life Spanp. 175
Influence of Speed and Age on Intelligence Scores of Adultsp. 183
Age and Mental Ability in Superior Menp. 187
The Creative Production Rates of Present versus Past Generations of Scientistsp. 223
Age Differences in Fluid and Crystallized Intelligencep. 241
The Seattle Longitudinal Studies of Adult Intelligencep. 263
Memory Storage and Agingp. 272
Age Differences in Recall and Recognitionp. 282
Lifetime Maintenance of High School Mathematics Contentp. 296
Concept Problem Solving in Young and Old Adultsp. 325
Signal, Noise, Performance, and Agep. 333
Aging and Skilled Problem Solvingp. 353
Effects of Age and Skill in Typingp. 382
Social Psychology and Personality
Aging among the Highland Maya: A Comparative Studyp. 431
Interaction and Adaptation: Intimacy As a Critical Variablep. 445
Influence of Extraversion and Neuroticism on Subjective Well-Being: Happy and Unhappy Peoplep. 463
Speaking about Feelings: Conceptions of Emotion across the Life Spanp. 481
Choosing Social Partners: How Old Age and Anticipated Endings Make People More Selectivep. 511
Attitudes toward Old People in an Older Samplep. 539
Effects of Control and Predictability on the Physical and Psychological Well-Being of the Institutionalized Agedp. 550
Locus of Control in Aging Research: A Case for Multidimensional and Domain-Specific Assessmentp. 570
Status and Functioning of Future Cohorts of African-American Elderly: Conclusions and Speculationsp. 588
Clinical and Applied Issues
The Measurement of Life Satisfactionp. 613
Short-Term and Long-Term Prediction of Adjustment to a New Environmentp. 634
The Ecology of Social Relationships in Housing for the Elderlyp. 653
Memory Complaint and Impairment in the Aged: The Effect of Depression and Altered Brain Functionp. 669
Can Decline in Adult Intellectual Functioning Be Reversed?p. 682
Chronic Stress and Immunity in Family Caregivers of Alzheimer's Disease Victimsp. 704
The Effects of Late-Life Spousal Bereavement over a Thirty-Month Intervalp. 722
Psychological Effects of Institutionalizationp. 739
On the Social Ecology of Dependence and Independence in Elderly Nursing Home Residents: A Replication and Extensionp. 760
The Mental Life of Dying Geriatric Patientsp. 775
Indexp. 785
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ISBN: 9780814751268
ISBN-10: 0814751261
Series: Essential Papers in Psychoanalysis (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st June 1998
Publisher: New York University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.39  x 3.63
Weight (kg): 1.06