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New goals for old age
New goals for old age
Lawton, George, 1900-1957.
Publication Information:
New York : Columbia University Press, [1943]

Physical Description:
ix, 210 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
"These papers were delivered originally in a course, 'Mental health in old age, ' conducted under the auspices of the Section on the Care of the Aged of the Welfare Council of New York City during the year 1940-1941."--P. vii.
Prologue / by George Lawton -- Adjustment over the life span / by Lawson G. Lowrey -- Aging mental abilities and their preservation / by George Lawton -- The older person in the changing social scene / by Lawrence K. Frank -- The older person in the world of today--in the family / by Ollie A. Randall -- Physical changes in old age and their effects upon mental attitudes / by Lewellys F. Barker -- Applying mental health principles to problems of the aging / by Nolan D.C. Lewis -- Work therapy, interests, and activities / by Edward Hochhauser -- Toward a science of bibliotherapy / by Alice I. Bryan -- Occupational therapy / by Marguerite Emery -- The creative urge in older people / by Edward T. Hall -- Mental diseases of the aged / by Samuel W. Hartwell -- Old age at the crossroads. Patterns of living: in an institution / by Helen H. Brunot -- Old age at the crossroads. Patterns of living: in the community / by Ruth Hill -- Old age, first person singular / by George Lawton -- How it feels to be seventy-five and a woman.
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