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Personhood in advanced old age

implications for practice

by Sheldon S. Tobin

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Springer Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Psychology.,
  • Aging -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Older people -- Counseling of.,
  • Adaptation, Psychological -- in old age.,
  • Aged -- psychology.,
  • Aging -- psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-179) and index.

    StatementSheldon S. Tobin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF724.8 .T63 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 186 p. ;
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1858167M
    ISBN 100826175805
    LC Control Number90010444

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