Research on Adulthood and Aging The Human Science Approach (Suny Series in Aging) by L. Eugene Thoman

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Subjects:

  • Elderly,
  • Social aspects,
  • Social Gerontology,
  • Sociology,
  • Psychology,
  • Aging,
  • Gerontology,
  • Adulthood,
  • Middle age

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8160354M
ISBN 100791400689
ISBN 109780791400685

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