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Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health

The Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health includes over 425 entries covering topics, trends, diseases, phenomena including specific populations, core medical conditions associated with aging, drugs and alternative medicine, physical, mental and emotional disorders, sexual and gender-related concerns, and a broad array of social and political issues. This encyclopedia adopts a biopsychosocial approach to the topics covered in the chapters and the entries, which are written at a level that is accessible to professionals and to the lay public with an interest in these issues. Each entry includes suggested readings and suggested resources.

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