Journey of Adulthood: Pearson New International Edition


7e édition

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Éditeur
Pearson Education
Édition
7
Auteur
Barbara R. Bjorklund,
Langue
anglais
BISAC Subject Heading
SOC026000 SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology
BIC subject category (UK)
JFSP3 Age groups: adults
Code publique Onix
05 Enseignement supérieur
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Sociologie

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Date de publication
01 novembre 2013
ISBN-13
9781292035864
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Nombre de pages de contenu principal : 442
Code interne
1292035862
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Sommaire


Glossary

 

Table of Contents

 

 

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Adult Development

 Basic Concepts in Adult Development

 Sources of Stability

 A Word about "Age"

 Setting the Course: Some Guiding Perspectives

 Developmental Research

 A Final Word

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 2 - Physical Changes

 Theories of Primary Aging

 Physical Changes During Adulthood

 Changes in Physical Behavior

 Individual Differences in Primary Aging

 Can We "Turn Back the Clock" of Primary Aging?

 An Overview of the Physical Changes in Adulthood

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 3 - Health and Health Habits

 Mortality Rates and Causes of Death

 Morbidity Rates, Illness, and Disabilities

 Specific Diseases

 Mental Disorders

 Individual Differences in Health

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 4 - Cognitive Abilities

 Intelligences

 Memory

 Real-World Cognition

 Individual Differences in Cognitive Change

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 5 - Social Roles

 Social Roles and Transitions

 Gender Roles and Gender Stereotypes

 Social Roles in Early Adulthood

 Social Roles in Middle Adulthood

 Social Roles in Late Adulthood

 Social Roles in Atypical Families

 The Effect of Variations in Timing

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 6 - Social Relationships

 Theories of Social Relationships

 Intimate Partnerships in Adulthood

 Relationships with Other Family Members

 Friendships in Adulthood

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 7 - Work and Retirement

 The Importance of Work in Adulthood

 Selecting a Career

 Age Trends in Work Experience

 Work and Personal Life

 Retirements

 A Concluding Note

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 8 - Personality

 Personality Structures

 Theories of Personality Development

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 9 - The Quest for Meaning

 Why a Chapter on the Quest for Meaning

 The Study of Age-Related Changes in Meaning Systems

 Theories of Spiritual Development

 Integrating Meaning and Personality: A Preliminary Theoretical Synthesis

 The Process of Transition

 Commentary and Conclusions

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 10 - Stress, Coping, and Resistance

 Stress, Stressors, and Stress Reactions

 Types of Stress

 Effects of Stress

 Coping with Stress

 Resilience

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

 

Chapter 11 - The Successful Journey

 Themes of Adult Development

 Variations in Successful Adult Development

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

Chapter 12 - Death and Bereavement

 Achieving an Understanding of Death

 The Process of Death

 After Death Occurs: Rituals and Grieving

 Lying and Dying: A Final Word

 Summary

 Key Terms

 Suggested Reading

 

References

Glossary

Credits

Author Index

Subject Index

 


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