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📙 Valuing Older People: Positive Psychological Practice by Elspeth Stirling(auth.) — free download


This book examines the growing importance of positive psychology and its connection to later life.
  • Applies Social Role Valorisation (SVR) principles to care of older people, particularly those with seriously disabling conditions such as dementia, stroke, and multiple health problems
  • Provides a comprehensive body of positive principles and practical approaches for those who care for older people
  • Examines the impact of the devaluation of older people’s lives in the context of societies dependent on technology 
  • Demonstrates how more age-inclusive societies and open awareness of later-life issues are fundamental to strong communities, as well as to personal happiness and resilience
Content:
Chapter 1 The Psychology and Ecology of Ageing (pages 1–16):
Chapter 2 Preventive Psychology in Later Life (pages 17–46):
Chapter 3 Assessment in the New Paradigm (pages 47–57):
Chapter 4 New Paradigm Principles for Intervention (pages 59–85):
Chapter 5 Older People with Cognitive Disabilities (pages 87–134):
Chapter 6 New Paradigm Principles of Service Design (pages 135–153):
Chapter 7 Psychological Therapies with Older People (pages 155–187):

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