Type: BOOK - Published: 1982 - Publisher: Research & Education Assn
This reference book describes the physiological and psychological changes which attend the normal aging process. A separate section is provided on the patterns of use of psychoactive drugs by the elderly. The information in this reference volume was originated by leading investigators in the field, who carried out observations on
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-08 - Publisher: Routledge
This text offers a readable and friendly presentation of the important methods, findings, and theories of human aging, while actively involving the reader in meaningful exercises and critical thinking. Students are repeatedly challenged to apply information in the text to the older adults in their own lives. Specifically, suggestions for
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-28 - Publisher: Elsevier
The Handbook of Models for Human Aging is designed as the only comprehensive work available that covers the diversity of aging models currently available. For each animal model, it presents key aspects of biology, nutrition, factors affecting life span, methods of age determination, use in research, and disadvantages/advantes of use.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-13 - Publisher: Springer Nature
This book collects and reviews, for the first time, a wide range of advances in the area of human aging biomarkers. This accumulated data allows researchers to assess the rate of aging processes in various organs and systems, and to individually monitor the effectiveness of therapies intended to slow aging.