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Psychosocial context of ageing

Edited by Beverley Tabernacle, Marie Honey and Annette Jinks

in Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199213283
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597956 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199213283.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Psychosocial context of ageing

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Role changes - Personality - Education - Income and employment - Retirement - Poverty - Freedom and fun - Older people as carers - Grandparenting - Shrinking social worlds and loneliness - Widowhood - Awareness of mortality

Chapter.  5372 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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