By Lisa Hollis-Sawyer, Amanda Dykema-Engblade
Women and confident getting older: a global Perspective offers the famous study within the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender stories, reflecting the more and more renowned and pervasive optimistic getting older problems with ladies in today’s society from assorted cohorts, backgrounds, and lifestyles situations.
Each part describes a bridge among the theoretical features and functional functions of the speculation that's in step with the scientist-practitioner education version in psychology, together with case reports and linked intervention thoughts with older ladies in each one bankruptcy. as well as incorporating present learn on getting older women’s matters, each one part presents the reader with historical past in regards to the subject to offer context and perspective.
- Examines a entire variety of concerns for getting older women
- Details present study trends
- Encompasses a holistic version of women’s aging
- Ranges from actual and psychological future health according to getting older alterations, to social relationships and sexuality
- Presents a "how to place examine into perform" part in every one chapter
- Focuses on topical matters which are correct to girls eager to optimize their existence results as they dwell, on typical, longer than ever before
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Positively aging certainly involves a woman’s ability to be resilient in response to the many life changes associated with this developmental process. “Adaptation” is a related concept which involves a person’s ability to learn from life experiences in order to alter one’s behavior and/or attitudes for better coping outcomes (Lazarus, 1991). With aging women, the ability to be resilient and adaptive to the many changes related to getting older is a necessity for positive aging outcomes. This book chapter will examine different individual-difference factors and situational (eg, cultural) contexts that support older women’s resiliency and adaptation to aging over time.
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