Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 2, 1981

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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 2, 1981

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  • Carl Eisdorfer PhD, MD

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"The second volume in this long-running series presents the usual critical and intensive review chapters divided into five sections but also addresses particular topics of special interest, including drugs and their use, and misuse, among the aged; the nonmedication orientation to treatment of various disorders; the immune system; and clinical procedures in the management of urinary incontinence. As with all the volumes, the contributors represent an international array of leading experts."

Product Details 

  • Publication Date January 15, 1981
  • Page Count 432
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826130815
  • EISBN 9780826130792

Table of Contents 

    Introduction, Carl Eisdorfer, PhD, MD
    Contents, Volume 3
    Section I: Biological Sciences
  1. Immunopathology of Aging, Roy L. Walford, Richard H. Weindruch, Susan R.S. Gottesman, and C.F. Tam
  2. Aging and Basal Gangliar Functions, Caleb E. Finch, Patrick K. Randall, and John F. Marshall

  3. Section II: Behavioral and Social Sciences
  4. Ethnicity and Aging, Donald E. Gelfand
  5. Age Changes in Sex Roles amid Changing Sex Roles: The Double Shift, Lillian E. Troll and Eugenia M. Parron
  6. Bereavement and Grief, Susan K. Bettis and Frances G. Scott
  7. Behavior Therapies, Robert G. Riedel

  8. Section III: Health and Clinical Practices
  9. Drug Treatment of Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly, Jerome A. Yesavage and Roy King
  10. Aging and Drug Therapy, Joy B. Plein and Elmer M. Plein
  11. Alcoholism and Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drug Misuse in the Elderly, Joseph H. Atkinson, Jr. and Marc A. Schuckit
  12. Past and Future Directions in Gerontological Nursing Research, Sue B. Foster and Patricia G. Archbold

  13. Section IV: Policy and Planning
  14. Aging, Retirement, and the Economic Security of the Elderly: An Economic Review, Robert L. Clark
  15. Long-Term Health Care Planning: The State of the Practice, Stanley J. Brody and Saul M. Spivack

  16. Section V: Social and Community Services
  17. Subjective Well-Being: Conceptual and Methodological Issues, Linda K. George

  18. Section VI: Brief Review
  19. Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence, Robert J. Krane and Mike B. Siroky

  20. Subject Index
    Author Index