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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Elderly,
  • Social aspects,
  • Life change events in old age,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Gerontology,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Social Science / Gerontology,
  • Aging

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert H. Binstock (Editor), Linda K. George (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9280281M
ISBN 100120883880
ISBN 109780120883882

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