Cognitive therapy and life review therapy: Theoretical and therapeutic implications for mental

Weiss, Jules C.
April 1995
Journal of Mental Health Counseling;Apr95, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p157
Academic Journal
Describes the multidimensional biopsychosocial challenges facing older adults in the United States. Focus on the effects of stress on persons' lives; Discussion of developmental and ecological perspectives in the aging process.


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