Physical change & aging

a guide for the helping professions by Sue V. Saxon

Publisher: Springer Pub. Company in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Aging -- Physiological aspects,
  • Geriatrics

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesPhysical change and aging
StatementSue V. Saxon, Mary Jean Etten, Elizabeth A. Perkins.
ContributionsEtten, Mary Jean., Perkins, E. A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP86 .S29 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23736482M
ISBN 109780826104410, 9780826104472
LC Control Number2009039611

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This sixth edition of a classic multidisciplinary text for students of gerontology continues to offer practical, reader-friendly information about the physical changes and common pathologies associated with the aging process.

It places special emphasis on the psychological and social implications of these changes in the lives of older adults/5(24).

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