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Aging : an introduction to gerontology / Lewis R. Aiken.

  • Aiken, Lewis R., 1931-
[1995], ©1995
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Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1995], ©1995.

Physical description

xiv, 469 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-452) and indexes


The study of aging -- Physical structure and functioning -- Illness and health care -- Cognitive abilities -- Personality and problems of adjustment -- Treating adjustment problems and mental disorders -- Sex and marital relations -- Social status and roles -- Employment and retirement -- Economics and aging -- Living arrangements and activities -- Crime and the law -- Death and bereavement -- Appn.A: Glossary -- Appn.B: Organizations and progams concerned with aging and other adulthood -- Appn.C: Periodicals concerned with aging and older adulthood.


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