2 edition of theoretical basis of aging research found in the catalog.
theoretical basis of aging research
Wiener Symposium on Experimental Gerontology (7th 1988 Wien, Austria)
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||editors, Ladislas Robert, Gerhard Hofecker.|
|Series||Vienna aging series -- 2|
|Contributions||Hofecker, Gerhard, Robert, Ladislas.|
|LC Classifications||QP86 .W554 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||301 p. :|
|Number of Pages||301|
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“The Subculture of the Aging: A Topic for Sociological Research.” The Gerontologist – Tornstam Lars. Gerotranscendence: A Developmental Theory of Positive Aging. New York: Springer Publishing Company. Theoretical Aspects of Aging aims to present the aspects of the aging process as a highly complex and multifaceted phenomenon.
The book is the fourth publication of the proceedings of a series of annual symposia and covers topics related to the aging Edition: 1. Theoretical Aspects of Aging aims to present the aspects of the aging process as a highly complex and multifaceted phenomenon.
The book is the fourth publication of the proceedings of a series of annual symposia and covers topics related to the aging process. The gerontologist Sacher (1) noted that there are different theoretical frameworks within which biological research on aging can be considered, each of which is associated with what he termed a “primitive” question.
The best known is the conventional aging-oriented approach designed to address the question “Why do we age?”Cited by: 7. NIA supports and conducts genetic, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, and economic research to better understand the aging process, as well as diseases, conditions, and other problems or needs associated with growing older.
Below is a listing of some of the most influential NIA-supported research findings from the past ten years. The theoretical framework strengthens the study in the following ways: An explicit statement of theoretical assumptions permits the reader to evaluate them critically.
The theoretical framework connects the researcher to existing knowledge. Guided by a relevant theory, you are given a basis for your hypotheses and choice of research methods.
Reading: Theoretical Perspectives on Aging. This is an attempt to maintain social equilibrium and stability by making future decisions on the basis of already developed social roles (Atchley ; Atchley ).
It is supposedly the largest research program on aging in the United Kingdom to date. In studying the experiences of aging and. For age stratification theory, it means a variation in patterns of aging within and between cohorts on the basis of health status as well as gender, ethnicity, and class.
In these ways, change in physical status can mark a point of departure from previous status or roles. Most of the editions of the Handbook of the Psychology of Aging have contained a chapter on theoretical issues, some combined with some methodological issues and/or the history of geropsychology.
In this introductory chapter some of the major theoretical perspectives in studying normal aging from a lifespan perspective are summarized. This handbook discusses how the various approaches to aging theory can be integrated to create a unified theoretical aging discourse.
The chapters in this volume are commissioned from scholars. The Theoretical Basis of Ageism. Ageism consists of a negative bias or stereotypic attitude toward aging and the aged. It is maintained in the form of primarily negative stereotypes and myths concerning the older adult.
Traxler () outlines four factors that have contributed to this negative image of aging. Each will be discussed below. Key words: Culture, Successful aging, Well-being Rowe and Kahn ()established the successful aging paradigmas a focus on three components of well-being, “low probability of disease,” and disability, “high cognitive and physical capacity, and active engagement with life” (, p.
Included is a discussion of theoretical dimensions and levels of scientific theorizing assumed to be helpful in understanding and evaluating alternative perspectives on cognitive aging.
The various perspectives are then covered in detail and analyzed. THE INTERACTION BETWEEN BIOLOGY AND SOCIAL FACTORS. Some of the most exciting opportunities for new research in the field of aging involve interdisciplinary collaborations that have the potential to examine research questions from multiple angles, produce new insights and perspectives on long-standing problems, elicit a new awareness of the value of certain types of data, and allow the.
Group Dynamics in Occupational Therapy: The Theoretical Basis and Practice Application of Group Intervention, the best-selling text for over 25 years by Marilyn B.
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Five Stars. "Great book for a text book. Written in easy-to-digest language and full of good info."--Dayna J. Theoretical Basis for Nursing is designed to be a basic nursing theory textbook that in-cludes the essential information students need to understand and apply theory.
The book is divided into four units. Unit I, Introduction to Theory, provides the background needed to understand what theory is and how it is used in nursing.
It out. The most concise and contemporary nursing theory resource available, Theoretical Basis for Nursing, 5th Edition, clarifies the application of theory and helps you become a more confident, well-rounded nurse. This acclaimed text is extensively researched and easy to read, giving you an engaging, approachable guide to developing, analyzing, and Reviews: The author also addresses freeway traffic control methods within the framework of the theory.
He demonstrates and explains why the earlier theoretical basis of transportation engineering, research and teaching cannot adequately describe traffic breakdown as observed in measured traffic data. Theoretical perspective Major assumptions; Disengagement theory: To enable younger people to assume important roles, a society must encourage its older people to disengage from their previous roles and to take on roles more appropriate to their physical and mental decline.
This theory is considered a functionalist explanation of the aging process. The journal represents the diversity of topical areas in the psychological science of adult development and aging, including but not limited to, biological bases of behavior, clinical psychology, cognition, cultural and social influences on development, educational psychology, emotion, health psychology, human factors, medical psychology, motivation, neuroscience, personality, and self-regulation.
Background: Theories exist to challenge current practice, create new approaches to practice and remodel the structure of rules and principles. One question is whether nurses could find in psychosocial theories of ageing a theoretical foundation on which to .Our approach in this chapter is to provide a brief history of theoretical perspectives in the sociology of aging, and to indicate some areas where promising theoretical developments are emerging.
First, we review theory development up to the late s, when the field began to .