Publisher description for Aging, health behaviors, and health outcomes / edited by K. Warner Schaie, Dan Blazer, James S. House.


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This volume is the fourth in a series designed to facilitate inter-disciplinary communication between scientists concerned with the description of societal phenomena and those investigating adult development. As such, it contains a compilation of papers presented at an annual conference held at the Pennsylvania State University. These essays by sociologists and epidemiologists deal with the impact of disease and health outcomes with advancing age and are critiqued by members of related disciplines. In addition, there are overviews as well as specific discussions about the impact of cancer, depression, and cardiovascular diseases upon psychosocial functions.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
Older African Americans -- Health and hygiene.
Health behavior.
Aging -- psychology -- congresses.
Health Behavior -- congresses.
Health Services for the Aged -- United States -- congresses.
Social Class -- congresses.
Social Environment -- United States -- congresses.