Aging into the 21st century: Middle-agers today

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid

Abstract

Originally published in Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 1978, Vol 23(12), 1018. Reviews the book, Aging into the 21st century: Middle-agers today edited by Lissy F. Jarvik (1978). Members of several disciplines speculate about the elderly in the year 2000 or later. In Part 1, a demographer “projects” and “forecasts” the age structure of the US population. In Part 2, three biologists consider means for extending the life span, and a fourth chapter discusses nutrition. Part 3, “Societal Response: Psychological Perspectives,” consists of nine chapters covering such topics as intelligence, education, stress, group therapy, environmental design, and senior power. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)

Related Topics

    loading  Loading Related Articles