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Adult Development and Aging

Author: John Cavanaugh; Fredda Blanchard-Fields
Publisher: Belmont : Cengage Learning, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 8th ed
Summary:
Review Questions -- Integrating Concepts in Development -- Key Terms -- Chapter 3: Physical Changes -- 3.1 Why Do We Age? Biological Theories of Aging -- 3.2 Appearance and Mobility -- 3.3 Sensory Systems -- 3.4 Vital Functions -- 3.5 The Reproductive System -- 3.6 The Autonomic Nervous System -- Summary -- Review Questions -- Integrating Concepts in Development -- Key Terms -- Chapter 4: Longevity, Health, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cavanaugh, John.
Adult Development and Aging.
Belmont : Cengage Learning, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Cavanaugh; Fredda Blanchard-Fields
ISBN: 9781337670128 133767012X
OCLC Number: 1021807855
Notes: Integrating Concepts in Development
Credits: Produced by the publisher.
Held by CAPER-BC, Langara College.
Description: 1 online resource (499 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; About the Author; Chapter 1: Studying Adult Development and Aging; 1.1 Perspectives on Adult Development and Aging; 1.2 Issues in Studying Adult Development and Aging; 1.3 Research Methods; Summary; Review Questions; Integrating Concepts in Development; Key Terms; Chapter 2: Neuroscience as a Basis for Adult Development and Aging; 2.1 The Neuroscience Approach; 2.2 Neuroscience and Adult Development and Aging; 2.3 Making Sense of Neuroscience Research: Explaining Changes in Brain-Behavior Relations; 2.4 Plasticity and the Aging Brain; Summary; Review Questions Integrating Concepts in DevelopmentKey Terms; Chapter 3: Physical Changes; 3.1 Why Do We Age? Biological Theories of Aging; 3.2 Appearance and Mobility; 3.3 Sensory Systems; 3.4 Vital Functions; 3.5 The Reproductive System; 3.6 The Autonomic Nervous System; Summary; Review Questions; Integrating Concepts in Development; Key Terms; Chapter 4: Longevity, Health, and Functioning; 4.1 How Long Will We Live?; 4.2 Health and Illness; 4.3 Common Chronic Conditions and Their Management; 4.4 Pharmacology and Medication Adherence; 4.5 Functional Health and Disability; Summary; Review Questions Integrating Concepts in DevelopmentKey Terms; Chapter 5: Where People Live: Person-Environment Interactions; 5.1 Describing Person-Environment Interactions; 5.2 The Ecology of Aging: Community Options; 5.3 Living in Nursing Homes; Summary; Review Questions; Integrating Concepts in Development; Key Terms; Chapter 6: Attention and Memory; 6.1 Information Processing and Attention; 6.2 Memory Processes; 6.3 Memory in Context; 6.4 Self-Evaluations of Memory Abilities; 6.5 Clinical Issues and Memory Testing; Summary; Review Questions; Integrating Concepts in Development; Key Terms Chapter 7: Intelligence, Reasoning, Creativity, and Wisdom7.1 Defining Intelligence; 7.2 Developmental Trends in Psychometric Intelligence; 7.3 Qualitative Differences in Adults' Thinking; 7.4 Everyday Reasoning and Problem Solving; Summary; Review Questions; Integrating Concepts in Development; Key Terms; Chapter 8: Social Cognition; 8.1 Stereotypes and Aging; 8.2 Social Knowledge Structures and Beliefs; 8.3 Social Judgment Processes; 8.4 Motivation and Social Processing Goals; 8.5 Personal Control; 8.6 Social Situations and Social Competence; Summary; Review Questions Integrating Concepts in DevelopmentKey Terms; Chapter 9: Personality; 9.1 Dispositional Traits across Adulthood; 9.2 Personal Concerns and Qualitative Stages in Adulthood; 9.3 Life Narratives, Identity, and the Self; Summary; Review Questions; Integrating Concepts in Development; Key Terms; Chapter 10: Clinical Assessment, Mental Health, and Mental Disorders; 10.1 Mental Health and the Adult Life Course; 10.2 Developmental Issues in Assessment and Therapy; 10.3 The Big Three: Depression, Delirium, and Dementia; 10.4 Other Mental Disorders and Concerns; Summary; Review Questions

Abstract:

Review Questions -- Integrating Concepts in Development -- Key Terms -- Chapter 3: Physical Changes -- 3.1 Why Do We Age? Biological Theories of Aging -- 3.2 Appearance and Mobility -- 3.3 Sensory Systems -- 3.4 Vital Functions -- 3.5 The Reproductive System -- 3.6 The Autonomic Nervous System -- Summary -- Review Questions -- Integrating Concepts in Development -- Key Terms -- Chapter 4: Longevity, Health, and Functioning -- 4.1 How Long Will We Live? -- 4.2 Health and Illness -- 4.3 Common Chronic Conditions and Their Management -- 4.4 Pharmacology and Medication Adherence.

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