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Social Structures, Aging, and Self-Regulation in the Elderly

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Winter


with contributions by Becca R. Levy, Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology and psychology; edited by K. Warner Schaie, Ph.D., and Laura L. Carstensen (Springer Publishing Company) Contributors to this book explore how societal contexts influence aging and how self-regulation at the most basic levels of functioning influences the physical health and economic circumstances of people as they age.