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Author Aldwin, Carolyn M.
Title Health, illness, and optimal aging [electronic resource] : biological and psychosocial perspectives / Carolyn M. Aldwin and Diane Fox Gilmer.
Publication Info. New York : Springer, c2013.
Edition 2nd ed.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction and basic concepts in aging -- Demography of aging -- Theories of aging -- Understanding change in aging research -- Aging of the skin and musculoskeletal system -- Aging of the internal organ systems -- Aging of the sensory and nervous systems -- Aging of the endocrine and immune systems -- Functional health, health promotion, and quality of life -- The interface between physical and mental health -- Stress, coping, and health -- Social support, health, and aging -- Aging in the sociostructural context -- What is optimal aging?.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Mar. 6, 2013).
Subject Aging.
Added Author Gilmer, Diane F.
Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9780826193476 (electronic bk.)
0826193471 (electronic bk.)
9780826193469
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