Behavioural Issues in Ageing: Care, Concern and Commitment

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Overview

  • Author :Fakir M. Sahoo
  • Year of Publication :2009
  • ISBN: :9788180695926
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVII, 395
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Ageing, Psychology


About the Book :

This book, containing thirty-two chapters, presented at a national seminar, organized by the Centre of Advanced Study in Psychology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, addresses behavioural issues in ageing in the context of Indian socio-cultural milieu. Outlining the physiological and psychological changes occurred during the twilight years of life, it examines the problems of dementia, depression, death anxiety and loneliness among the elderly people. The book is useful for scholars and practitioners in the disciplines of psychology, sociology, geriatrics and developmental studies.


About Author :

Fakir Mohan School is a Research Professor at the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, and Former Professor and Head of the Centre of Advanced Study in Psychology, Utkal University. He received Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship for his doctoral degree from Queens University at Kingston, Canada. His other achievements include University Grants Commissions Career Award in Humanities and Social Sciences, Indo-Shastri Fellowship, and Professional Associateship accorded by East-West Centre, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. He has published several books. His publications include titles such as Affective Sensitivity and Cognitive Styles, Psychology in Indian Context, Environment and Behaviour, Cognitive Styles and Interpersonal Behaviour, Child Rearing and Educating Assistance Manual (CREAM), Dynamics of Human Helplessness, Sex Roles in Transition, and Atlas of Mind. Also, he has published approximately 100 research papers in national and international journals and presented a large number of papers in regional, national and international conferences.