Adult Development and Aging: The Canadian Experience – eBook

eBook Details

  • Authors: Lori Harper, Bonnie Dobbs
  • File Size: 154 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 555 Pages
  • Publisher: ‎ Top Hat; 1st edition
  • Publication Date: Nov. 30 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0176594132, 0176827056
  • ISBN-13: 9780176594138, 9780176827052


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About The Author

Bonnie Dobbs

Bonnie Dobbs

Dr. Bonnie Dobbs is a full professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Alberta, as well as the Director of the Medically At-Risk Driver Centre and the Director of Research for the Division of Care for the Elderly. Her main research interests are the effects of medical conditions on driving, the consequences of driving cessation for medically impaired drivers and their families, and the role of alternate transportation in preserving the mobility, independence, and safety of medically at-risk/impaired drivers and the elderly population in general.

Dr. Dobbs has a Ph.D. in gerontology from the University of Alberta, with specialisations in psychology, human ecology, and medicine.

Lori Harper

Lori Harper

Dr. Lori Harper works at Villa Caritas Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, as a clinical psychologist in geriatric psychiatry, as a clinical lecturer at the University of Alberta, and as an instructor and field placement coordinator at MacEwan University. She spent five years as the Director of Training for the Edmonton Consortium Predoctoral Clinical Psychology training programme and continues to supervise graduate students, clinical and counselling psychology residents, and psychiatric residents. She is a site visitor for the Canadian Psychology Association's accreditation program. Dr. Harper has specialised in geriatric psychiatry for the past 20 years.

Dr. Harper graduated from the University of Calgary with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology.

Structured to meet the needs of today’s students by providing a uniquely positive perspective on aging, Adult Development and Aging, The Canadian Experience, (PDF) challenges readers to examine their own ageism and to consider the benefits as well as the losses people experience across adulthood. This first truly Canadian edition offers relatable examples, up-to-date research, case studies, and relevant global and Canadian demographics in addition to loads of StatsCan data–all set within a conversational, approachable narrative that prevents overly academic or clinical language. Engaging pedagogy, which is built to help students memorize information, supplement their learning, and consider career options appears throughout the ebook and digital solution, CourseMate

Table Of Contents:

  • Brief Contents
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Instructor Resources
  • About the Authors
  • Acknowledgments
    Chapter 01: Issues To Consider In The Study Of Adult Development
    Chapter 01: Research Designs And Ethical Issues
    Chapter 03: Physical Changes Associated With Aging
    Chapter 04: Cognitive Changes, Post-Formal Thought, And Wisdom
    Chapter 05: Longevity, Health, And Functioning
    Chapter 06: Mental Health And Mental Health Disorders
    Chapter 07: Neurocognitive Disorders
    Chapter 08: Canada’S Ethnic Diversity
    Chapter 09: Aging And Personality Development
    Chapter 10: Relationships
    Chapter 11: Work, Retirement, And Leisure
    Chapter 12: Dying: Another Stage Of Life
    Chapter 13: Living Arrangements Of Older Adults

Additional ISBNs: 017685374X, 9780176853747, 978-0176853747, 978-0176594138, 978-0176827052

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