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Lawton, M. Powell (Mortimer Powell) 1923-2001

Overview
Works: 119 works in 314 publications in 1 language and 17,556 library holdings
Genres: Longitudinal studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, Publisher
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Most widely held works about M. Powell Lawton
 
Most widely held works by M. Powell Lawton
Focus on the end of life : scientific and social issues( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varieties of aging by George L Maddox( )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focus on interventions research with older adults( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focus on emotion and adult development( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focus on assessment techniques by M. Powell Lawton( )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focus on kinship, aging, and social change( )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The psychology of adult development and aging by American Psychological Association( Book )

17 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains a series of papers covering the major areas of the psychology of aging. The papers are organized into five categories: (a) foundations of gerontology, (b) clinical psychology, (c) experimental psychology, (d) developmental aspects of aging, and (e) social aspects of aging. The purpose of the book is to serve as a sourcebook for academic and research workers in the field. This volume represents the state of psychological knowledge and the key issues in the psychology of aging at the close of 1971. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Elderly people and the environment by Irwin Altman( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community planning for an aging society : designing services and facilities by M. Powell Lawton( Book )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planning and managing housing for the elderly by M. Powell Lawton( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housing an aging society : issues, alternatives, and policy( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special research methods for gerontology( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environment and aging by M. Powell Lawton( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The many dimensions of aging( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dedicated to M. Powell Lawton and his continuing work in the field of gerontology, this book contains a selection of essays by persons who have worked with him or with his ideas over the last few decades. Each contributor's essay addresses some aspect of Dr. Lawton's contributions to the field. Authored by experts in gerontology, the chapters address the latest research findings and their implications for understanding and helping the elderly. This volume provides a broad overview of advances in the field for researchers, professionals, and graduate students."--Jacket
Community housing choices for older Americans by M. Powell Lawton( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging and the environment : theoretical approaches( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 14 (1994) : Focus on Assessment Techniques by M. Powell Lawton( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume evaluates a range of assessment measures with regard to older adults. The expert contributors address topics such as assessment of health, functional disability (ADLs), mental agility, aging and personality, depression, and pain. While the instruments themselves are readily available from other sources, this book discusses the suitability, strengths, and weaknesses of various measures and offers current information on the rapidly changing, state-of-the-art assessment technology
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics 18, 1998 Focus on Interventions Research with Older Adults by Richard Schulz( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on behavioral and pharmacologic interventions for depression, treatments of late-life insomnia, behavior interventions in nursing homes, interventions for incontinence, and home modification interventions. For clinicians and researchers
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 12 (1992) : Focus on Medications and the Elderly by John Rowe( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of the Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics brings together, in one convenient volume, the results of many of the studies supported by the Hartford Foundation. The first two chapters of this volume set the stage for the specific research reports that follow. In the first chapter, Burke, Jolson, Goetsch, and Ahronheim review current information on medication use and the adverse drug events in the elderly from two national data bases: The National Disease and Therapeutic Index and the Food and Drug Administration's Spontaneous Reporting System. The second chapters present the
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 19 (1999) : Focus on Psychopharmacologic Interventions in Late Life by David W Oslin( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Increasingly there will be a demand from clinicians for a better understanding of how to translate research from basic science and clinical trials into meaningful treatment recommendations for late life metal disorders. In this volume the editors have compiled the most cutting-edge research findings on common mental disorders in the elderly. Section 1 addresses methodological issues and raises critical concerns for researchers in the field, such as how best to design and implement large clinical studies as well as how to translate their finding into practice for mental health providers. Sectio
 
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Alternative Names
Lawton, M. P.

Lawton, M. P. 1923-2001

Lawton, M. Powell 1923-2001

Lawton, Mortimer P.

Lawton, Mortimer Powell.

Lawton, Mortimer Powell 1923-

Lawton, Mortimer Powell 1923-2001

Powell Lawton, Mortimer 1923-

Languages
English (120)

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Focus on interventions research with older adultsFocus on emotion and adult developmentFocus on assessment techniquesFocus on kinship, aging, and social changeElderly people and the environmentSpecial research methods for gerontologyThe many dimensions of agingAnnual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics 18, 1998 Focus on Interventions Research with Older Adults