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  • Psychology of Aging by Brian P. Yochim
    Psychology of Aging (English, Paperback)

    Offers a comprehensive, in-depth chronicle of issues surrounding the psychology of aging emphasizing psychology, with a foundation in the biology, and an expansion into the sociological aspects of aging. The text is divided into three sections: biological underpinnings of aging, psychological components of aging, and social aspects of aging.

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  • Dysphagia by Olle Ekberg
    Dysphagia (English, Hardback)

    This book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia, with particular reference to oral and pharyngeal dysfunction. Its coverage includes all aspects of dysphagia, from anatomy and physiology to patient care.

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  • Men... Let's Talk Menopause by Ruth Devlin
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  • The Story of You by Anna Claybourne
    The Story of You (English, Paperback)

    The story of one of the most interesting things on the planet: you!

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  • Darwin College Lectures: Development: Mechanisms of Change Series Number 29 by Torsten Krude
    Darwin College Lectures: Development: Mechanisms of Change Series Number 29 (English, Paperback)

    This book collects essays on the theme of development from intellectuals and public figures spanning architecture, astronomy, biology, climate science, economy, psychology, sports and technology. Written with the lay reader in mind, this is a must-read for anyone interested in the mechanisms underlying the changes we see in the world around us.

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  • Active Ageing with Music by Andrea Creech
    Active Ageing with Music (English, Paperback)

    Active Ageing with Music explores the powerful potential for active music-making to support wellbeing among older people.

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  • Losing It by William Ian Miller
    Losing It (English, Paperback)

    Covering issues that range from retirement rituals and the art of complaining to vengeance strategies and going out in style, the author gives us a more candid way of thinking about growing old and how the indignities of aging might be experienced without entirely 'losing it'.

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  • Juvenescence by Jim Mellon
    Juvenescence (English, Paperback)

    This new book by Jim Mellon and Al Chalabi is a layman's guide to longevity. It investigates the new technologies and explains how to benefit from the life extending technologies both personally and professionally. It helps readers unravel the science, offers ideas on potential investment and reveals the views of the Key Opinion Leaders.

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  • French Women Don't Get Facelifts by Mireille Guiliano
    French Women Don't Get Facelifts (English, Paperback)

    Mireille shares the secrets and strategies of aging with attitude and joy, offering personal anecdotes while divulging French women's most guarded secrets about looking and feeling great.

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  • The Gerontological Imagination by Kenneth F. Ferraro
    The Gerontological Imagination (English, Paperback)

    The Gerontological Imagination provides an integrative paradigm of aging that makes it the first book to identify intellectual common ground among scholars studying aging. Ferraro identifies an underlying set of principles that constitute a paradigm for the study of aging: causality, life course analysis, multifaceted change, heterogeneity, accumulation processes, and ageism.

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  • Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for People with Dementia by Elizabeth MacKinlay
    Facilitating Spiritual Reminiscence for People with Dementia (English, Paperback)

    This practical guide teaches carers how to facilitate engaging spiritual reminiscence sessions with people with dementia. Carers will learn about the many benefits of spiritual reminiscence, and develop the skills, confidence and communication techniques needed to support people with dementia in this activity.

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  • Growth and Development Across the Lifespan by Gloria Leifer
    Growth and Development Across the Lifespan (English, Paperback)

    Provides introductory coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan. This title emphasizes normal aspects as well as the problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. It features a health promotion theme structured around "Healthy People 2020" objectives.

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  • Louise Brown by Louise J. Brown
    Louise Brown (English, Hardback) $21.56 $34.99
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  • Gender And Ageing: Changing Roles and Relationships by Sara Arber
    Gender And Ageing: Changing Roles and Relationships (English, Paperback)

    Contains original chapters on gender and ageing, addressing emergent areas within gender and ageing, including gender identity and masculinity in later life. This work emphasizes the changing gender roles and relationships, gender identity and an examination of masculinities in midlife and later life. It is for those studying social gerontology.

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  • Working With Older People And Their Families by Sue Davies
    Working With Older People And Their Families (English, Paperback)

    Attempts at a synthesis of themes about making a reality of 'person-centred' care. This book seeks to unite the perspectives of older people, family and professional carers in promoting a holistic approach to the challenges of an ageing society. It is useful for students on health related courses, such as nursing, medicine and the therapies.

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  • Blood Magic by Dr. Thomas Buckley
    Blood Magic (English, Paperback)

    Examining cultures as diverse as long-house dwellers in North Borneo, African farmers, Welsh housewives, and postindustrial American workers, this title redefines the anthropological study of menstrual customs.

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  • Motor Assessment of the Developing Infant by Martha C. Piper
    Motor Assessment of the Developing Infant (English, Hardback)

    Findings supporting the benefit of early treatment of central nervous dysfunction have made the assessment of motor control problems of infants essential. This title presents theories of infant motor development and discusses the unique challenges involved in the assessment of the motor skills of developing infants as compared to that of adults.

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  • Behavioral Intervention Research by Laura N. Gitlin
    Behavioral Intervention Research (English, Paperback)

    The definitive "go to" text for Master's and Doctoral level courses on behavioural intervention research, this volume provides comprehensive coverage of the development, testing, and implementation of novel behavioural interventions in service and practice settings.

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  • Philippics: 1-2 by Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Philippics: 1-2 (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    This impeccable edition still stands the test of time for school and university students approaching Cicero's major speeches against Mark Antony after the assassination of Julius Caesar. Denniston's commentary helps with grammatical matters and the introduction sets out the speeches' historical context and provides analysis of their content.

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  • The Making of an Elder Culture by Theodore Roszak
    The Making of an Elder Culture (English, Paperback)

    Forty years later, the "audacious generation" takes on the unfinished business of their countercultural youth.

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