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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 30, 2010 - Focus on Biobehavioral Perspectives on Health in Late Life (Hardcover) Loot Price: R2,099
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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 30, 2010 - Focus on Biobehavioral Perspectives on Health in Late Life...

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 30, 2010 - Focus on Biobehavioral Perspectives on Health in Late Life (Hardcover)

Keith Whitfield

Series: Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics

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A must-have professional reference for researchers and educators in psychology, sociology, anthropology, public health, genetics, medicine, and the biological sciences, this issue of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics discusses how complex biological, behavioral, and social systems interact to create and impact health. This knowledge is essential to maintaining positive health outcomes over the life span and across a variety of populations and settings.

With contributions by leading world scientists, this trusted annual volume reviews the current literature and presents examples of how biological factors underlie behavioral factors to impact health in later life. It also offers methods for examining these complex systems of biology and behavior, and explores how social scientists use this information in their research. Key Topics:
Genetic and environmental contributions to Alzheimer's disease and age-associated memory changes
Vascular depression, including cardiovascular implications for mental health
The impact of spirituality on health
Family comorbidity and the family context as a source of health
Stress and coping
Exercise and oxidative damage

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Imprint: Springer Publishing Company
Country of origin: United States
Series: Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics
Release date: 2011
First published: November 2010
Editors: Keith Whitfield
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 296
ISBN-13: 978-0-8261-0613-1
Categories: Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Geriatric medicine
Books > Reference & Interdisciplinary > Encyclopaedias & reference works > Reference works > Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs
Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social welfare & social services > Care of the elderly
LSN: 0-8261-0613-7
Barcode: 9780826106131

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