Category Archives: Gerontology

Ageing and Popular Culture

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Practitioner's guide to empirically based measures of depression. (AABT clinical assessment series). For example, biographical research can include more familiar techniques and methodologies such as life histories, oral histories, life narratives and individual case studies. Faculty research and teaching concentrations include at least some of the following. Is athlete burnout more than just stress? Lesbians in love: Why some relationships endure and others end.

Gerontology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective: 1st (First)

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Faculty perceptions of student drug use: Curriculum infusion of professional confusion? : Journal of College Student Development Vol 36(5) Sep-Oct 1995, 463-471. Human Service Experience Track (HSE): Applicants who have a minimum of two years of supervised human services experience may be considered for the HSE track. Today, social gerontology remains the largest sector of the field, but the biogerontological side is seen as being the 'hot' side. [8] Indeed, some have said that social gerontologists look to the past; biogerontologists look to the future.

Worlds of Difference: Inequality in the Aging Experience

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Social facts, on the other hand, are non-voluntary constraints, or within our problematic, constraints that condition the scope of the application of democratic principles. Neither the interpreter's nor the observer's perspectives are sufficient to specify these opaque intentional contexts for others. Identify program ideas and observations that can assist rural service practitioners. 6. Our research is aimed at improving the effectiveness of cognitive training techniques to compensate for age-related cognitive decline.

Pensions, Politics and the Elderly: Historic Social

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Studying Marriage and Commitment With Survey Data. Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review or thesis); that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as – tacitly or explicitly – by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work was carried out.

Wrinklies' Bedside Companion: All You Need to Know About

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Prepared for the HSE Voluntary Care for Older People Committee. Relationship maintenance of college students separated during courtship: College Student Journal Vol 20(1) Spr 1986, 86-88. Perception of Interparental Commitment: Effect on Anxiety in Late Adolescent Women: Japanese Journal of Educational Psychology Vol 53(2) Jun 2005, 209-219. The master of arts in gerontology program is designed to prepare traditional and nontraditional students for a career in gerontology.

The Moral Challenge of Alzheimer Disease

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Johnson (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Age and Ageing. Institutions can only manage the problems of globalization in ways that consider the interests of everyone by having mechanisms that ensure that the full range of perspectives is available for inquiry. Sociolinguistics often makes use of traditional quantitative analysis and statistics in investigating the frequency of features, while some disciplines, like contact linguistics, focus on qualitative analysis. Sexual exclusivity versus openness in gay male couples.

Work and Aging: A European Prospective

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The Online Master of Science in Assistive Technology Studies and Human Services is a two-year program that prepares you to assess clients’ needs and to apply the assistive technologies that improve the quality of their lives. Despite the theoretical and conceptual disputes that underpin narrative research, the dominant view of narrative research is that it is located firmly within the qualitative paradigm. Naushira Pandya, Nova Southeastern University, USA Aging safely globally, Dr.

Wholeness in Later Life

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When seen in light of the requirements of practical social science and the entrenchment of facts and conditions by institutions, constructivists are right to emphasise how agents produce and maintain social realities, even if not under conditions of their own making. Students have opportunities to work with faculty through small classes and ongoing research projects to develop the methodological and analytical tools needed for research and teaching. A catastrophe model of control theory's decision mechanism: The effects of goal difficulty, task difficulty, goal direction and task direction on goal commitment: Dissertation Abstracts International.

Aging and the Indian Diaspora: Cosmopolitan Families in

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The Journals of Gerontology® were the first journals on aging published in the United States. Rong, L., Lixian, Y., & Lanhua, W. (2006). Many of our students plan to apply these concentrations in specialized fields such as social and vocational services. Gerontology is the scientific study of biological, psychological and social aspects of aging. This brings democratic potentials back into view, since democracy makes sense only within specific forms of interaction and association, from the public forum to various political institutions.

Women Still at Work: Professionals Over Sixty and On the Job

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Enrolling students with a desire to serve their community. Gough, I., Wood, G., with Barrientos, A., Bevan, P., Davis, P. and Room, G. (eds) (2004) Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America: Social Policy in Development Contexts. Although a high school diploma is typically required, some employers prefer to hire workers who have relevant work experience or education beyond high school. Students benefit from available online-only programs and online programs that combine with on-campus courses.