Interpersonal Communication in Older Adulthood

1st Edition

Interdisciplinary Theory and Research

eISBN-13: 9781452254920

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By highlighting the commonalities across a range of disciplines, this volume provides a unique and broad-based perspective on communication and ageing. This integrative approach brings together the best of current research and theory from communication, cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics and medical sociology.



Centring on three topics - cognition, language and relationships - the book explores the individual areas as well as the ways in which they intersect. It brings to light the implications of individual differences among members of the elderly population as they affect communication, and illustrates the positive as well as the negative effects of the ageing process on language production, relational satisfaction an

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ISBNs 9780803951174, 9780803951167, 1452254923, 9781452254920
Language English
Number of Pages 281
Edition 1st