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Author Whitbourne, Susan Krauss.
Title The aging individual : physical and psychological perspectives / Susan Krauss Whitbourne.
Imprint New York : Springer Pub. Co., [2002]
Edition Second edition.

Author Whitbourne, Susan Krauss.
Subject Aging -- Psychological aspects.
Older people -- Psychology.
Aging -- physiology.
Aged -- psychology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 378 pages) : illustrations
Edition Second edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-368) and index.
Contents Models of identity and the aging process -- Who are the aged? -- How aging is studied -- Aging of appearance and mobility -- Cardiovascular and respiratory systems -- Physiological control systems I: digestive, excretory, and endocrine systems -- Physiological control systems II: reproductive, autonomic, and immune systems -- Dementia and normal age changes in the brain -- Chronic diseases and health -- Sensory and perceptual processes -- Concluding observations: Identity and the biopsychosocial perspective revisited.
Summary "The Second Edition includes new material focusing on demographic statistics, chronic diseases, and successful aging. This edition also features new charts, tables, and figures to highlight the text."--Jacket.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780826193629 (electronic bk.)
0826193625 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 649957538
Additional Format Print version: Whitbourne, Susan Krauss. Aging individual. 2nd ed. New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2002 (DLC) 2002020902 (OCoLC)49326900