ERIC Number: ED123368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Aging: Prospects and Issues. Revised. 1976.
Davis, Richard H., Ed.
Completely revised and updated since its first edition in 1973, the book explores an even wider range of concerns regarding gerontology. Part 1 presents an overview of the multiple aspects of gerontology, and includes the following chapters: (1) Aging: Prospects and Issues, Richard H. Davis; (2) Aging: The Psychologist's Perspective, James E. Birren; (3) Aging: The Psychiatrist's Perspective, Alexander Simon; (4) The Sociology of Aging, Vern L. Bengtson and Ron C. Manuel; (5) The Physiology of Aging, Caleb E. Finch; (6) The Changing Physiology of Aging, Ruth B. Weg; (7) Mental Health in the Aged: The Nurse's Perspective, Irene M. Burnside. Part 2 presents six specific concerns and includes the following chapters: (8) The Aging Population and Social Policy, Neal E. Cutler; (9) Realities of Working with the Aged, Irene M. Burnside; (10) The Elderly and the Drug Culture, Ronald Kayne; (11) Changing Legislation: Its Effect on Programs for the Aged, Paul A. Kerschner; (12) Ethnicity, Social Policy, and Aging, Rosalyn Benitez; (13) Environmental Influences on the Older Person, Robert Newcomer. An extensive bibliography presents entries in 10 specific fields and includes works from 1960 through 1975 only. (LH)
Descriptors: Age, Anthologies, Bibliographies, Geriatrics, Gerontology, Government Role, Legislation, Mental Health, Minority Groups, Older Adults, Physiology, Psychiatry, Psychology, Public Policy, Social Psychology, Socioeconomic Influences, Sociology, State of the Art Reviews
Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California, University Park, Los Angeles, California 90007 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center.