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Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics. Volume 35, 2015, Subjective aging : new developments and future directions / volume editors, Manfred Diehl, Hans-Werner Wahl ; contributors, Anne E. Barrett [and sixteen others].

Publication:
New York, New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (269 p.)
Edition:
35th ed.
Series:
Annual review of gerontology and geriatrics ; Volume 15.
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 1944-4036 ; Volume 15
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Subjects:
Geriatrics.
Gerontology.
Aging.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
How do individuals perceive the experience of aging? Can this perception predict such developmental outcomes as functional health or mortality? The 35th volume of ARGG encompasses the most current and fruitful research findings about the subjective experience of aging and describes how they fit within a theoretical framework. It reflects a new and advanced stage of development in the discipline of subjective aging and will be a building block for future theoretical and empirical work in this area of study. The book integrates presentations from a series of recent workshops attended by an inter
Contents:
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Vol. 35, 2015 ; Half-Title Page; Editorial Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; About the Volume Editors; Contributors; Previous Volumes in the Series; Forthcoming Volume in the Series; Preface; CHAPTER 1: Subjective Aging and Awarenessof Aging; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; THE TRADITION OF RESEARCH ON SUBJECTIVE AGING IN SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY, LIFE SPAN PSYCHOLOGY, AND LIFE COURSE SOCIOLOGY; SUBJECTIVE AGING AS SPECIFIC SELF-KNOWLEDGE AND A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF THE AGING SELF
FINDING A COMMON DENOMINATOR: SUBJECTIVE AGING AS A FORM OF SELF-KNOWLEDGESUBJECTIVE AGING AS A FUNDAMENTAL EXPERIENCE OF THE ADULT SELF; OUTLOOK: NEW BEGINNINGS AND A PROMISING FUTURE; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES ; CHAPTER 2: Subjective Aging and New Complexities of the Life Course; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; THE IMPACT OF DEMOGRAPHIC AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS ON SUBJECTIVE AGING; THE IMPACT OF INDIVIDUALIZATION ON SUBJECTIVE AGING; SUBJECTIVE AGING AND THE CONTINGENCIES OF LATE LIFE; MARKERS OF SUBJECTIVE AGING; SUBJECTIVE AGING: A GRADUAL PROCESS?
SUBJECTIVE AGING: GENDERED LIVES, GENDERED BODIESDISCUSSION; POSTSCRIPT: GERONTOLOGISTS AS RESISTANT PARTICIPANT OBSERVERS OF SUBJECTIVE AGING; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 3: "It's About Time" ; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; A LIFE SPAN DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE ON SUBJECTIVE AGE; A LIFE COURSE PERSPECTIVE ON SUBJECTIVE AGE; NEW RESEARCH DIRECTIONS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 4: Experimental Research on Age Stereotypes; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; RESEARCH ON THE CONTENT AND DIMENSIONALITY OF AGE STEREOTYPES; AGE STEREOTYPE EFFECTS, AGE IDENTITY, AND SUBJECTIVE AGE
DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH ON AGE STEREOTYPES AND SUBJECTIVE AGINGCONCLUSIONS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 5: Age Stereotypes and Age Stigma ; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; AGE STIGMA, STEREOTYPES, AND BIASES; DESCRIPTIVE AND PRESCRIPTIVE AGE STEREOTYPES; HOSTILE AND BENEVOLENT AGEISM; EFFECTS OF AGE STIGMA ON OLDER ADULTS; INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN VULNERABILITY TO AGE STIGMA; COPING WITH AGE STIGMA; CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 6: Views on Aging; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; WHY CAN WE ASSUME THAT VIEWS ON AGING ARE DOMAIN SPECIFIC?
CONSEQUENCES OF DOMAIN-SPECIFIC VIEWS ON AGING FOR DEVELOPMENTAL PROCESSES AND OUTCOMESFUTURE DIRECTIONS; CONCLUSION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES ; CHAPTER 7: Longitudinal Research on Subjective Aging, Health, and Longevity; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; AGE IDENTITY, HEALTH, AND LONGEVITY; GENERAL SELF-PERCEPTIONS OF AGING, HEALTH, AND LONGEVITY; SELF-PERCEPTIONS OF AGE-RELATED GROWTH AND DECLINE, HEALTH, AND LONGEVITY; A HEURISTIC MODEL; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 8: Changing Negative Views of Aging; ABSTRACT; INTRODUCTION; THE SOCIETAL PERCEPTION OF AGING; THE PERCEPTION OF ONE'S OWN AGING
CONSEQUENCES OF NEGATIVE VIEWS OF AGING
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 18, 2014).
Contributor:
Diehl, Manfred, editor.
Wahl, Hans-Werner, 1954- editor.
Barrett, Anne E., contributor.
ISBN:
0-8261-9652-7