Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 2, 1981
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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.
Introduction, Carl Eisdorfer, PhD, MD
Contents, Volume 3
Section I: Biological Sciences
Immunopathology of Aging, Roy L. Walford, Richard H. Weindruch, Susan R.S. Gottesman, and C.F. Tam
Aging and Basal Gangliar Functions, Caleb E. Finch, Patrick K. Randall, and John F. Marshall
Section II: Behavioral and Social Sciences
Ethnicity and Aging, Donald E. Gelfand
Age Changes in Sex Roles amid Changing Sex Roles: The Double Shift, Lillian E. Troll and Eugenia M. Parron
Bereavement and Grief, Susan K. Bettis and Frances G. Scott
Behavior Therapies, Robert G. Riedel
Section III: Health and Clinical Practices
Drug Treatment of Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly, Jerome A. Yesavage and Roy King
Aging and Drug Therapy, Joy B. Plein and Elmer M. Plein
Alcoholism and Over-the-Counter and Prescription Drug Misuse in the Elderly, Joseph H. Atkinson, Jr. and Marc A. Schuckit
Past and Future Directions in Gerontological Nursing Research, Sue B. Foster and Patricia G. Archbold
Section IV: Policy and Planning
Aging, Retirement, and the Economic Security of the Elderly: An Economic Review, Robert L. Clark
Long-Term Health Care Planning: The State of the Practice, Stanley J. Brody and Saul M. Spivack
Section V: Social and Community Services
Subjective Well-Being: Conceptual and Methodological Issues, Linda K. George
Section VI: Brief Review
Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Incontinence, Robert J. Krane and Mike B. Siroky
Subject Index
Author Index