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Aging Well Surprising Guideposts to a Happier Life from the Landmark Study of Adult Development

ISBN-10: 0316090077
ISBN-13: 9780316090070
Edition: 2003
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Description: In a unique series of studies, Harvard University has followed 824 subjects from their teens to old age. Professor George Vaillant now uses these to illustrate the surprising factors involved in reaching happy, healthy old age.

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 1/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

In a unique series of studies, Harvard University has followed 824 subjects from their teens to old age. Professor George Vaillant now uses these to illustrate the surprising factors involved in reaching happy, healthy old age.

He is a widely respected researcher, psychiatrist & professor at the Harvard Medical School. He is also the author of several books, including The Wisdom of the Ego, The Natural History of Alcoholism & Adaption to Life. He is considered one of the world's foremost authorities on aging.

The Study of Adult Development
Ripeness Is All: Social and Emotional Maturation
The Past and How Much It Matters
Generativity: A Key to Successful Aging
Keeper of the Meaning
Integrity: Death Be Not Proud
Healthy Aging: A Second Pass
Retirement, Play, and Creativity
Does Wisdom Increase with Age?
Spirituality, Religion, and Old Age
Do People Really Change Over Time?
Positive Aging: A Reprise
Appendices
The Three Cohorts
An Illustrated Glossary of Defenses
Methodology for Assessing Maturity of Adaptive Mental Mechanisms (a.k.a. Defenses)
Assessment of Childhood Scales
Basic Trust at Age 50 Associated with Childhood Environment and Future Successful Aging
Scale for Subjective Physical Health (Instrumental Activities of Daily Living)
Scale for Objective Mental Health (Age 50-65)
Scale for Objective Social Supports (Age 50-70, Harvard Cohort Only)
Scale for Subjective Life Satisfaction
Table Contrasting the Happy-Well with the Sad-Sick and the Prematurely Dead
Graceful Aging Scale
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index

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