Título: Conquering the Rapids of Life: Making the ...
Editorial: Taylor Trade Publishing , Lanham, MD
Año de publicación: 2003
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition
Written in her characteristically breezy and humorous style, Dr. Ruth expertly explains the unique challanges and opportunities encountered with the onset of middle age, including issues of health, family, and career. Designed for both singles and couples, and employing numerous case studies, Conquering the Rapids of Life candidly offers solid, practical advice to help one cope with the physical and emotional changes associated with midlife.From the Inside Flap:
Despite popular culture's fixation with youth, the years between forty and sixty offer unparalleled possibility and chances for personal growth. Written in her characteristically inimitable and reader-friendly style, Dr. Ruth herein expertly explains the unique challenges and opportunities encountered with the onset of middle age. These include the crucial issues of health, family, and career. Designed for both singles and families-and employingh numerous case histories and studies from Dr. Ruth's files--Conquering the Rapids of Life candidly offers solid, practical, and tested advice proven to raise self-esteem and to help one cope with the physical and emotional changes associated with midlife.
Westheimer appries readers of the latest in medical treatment for the physiological changes that most often befall the middle-aged: arthritis, diabetes, fading eyesight, hair loss and discoloration, heart and circulation ailments, hypertension, interstitial cystitis, overactive bladder, and stress. Separate chapters address male and female health matters scuh as erectile dysfunction, breast cancer, and menopause. Westheimer gives extensive coverage to the latest medical advances used to treat these condition, paying particular attention to some of the widely available new "miracle drugs" such as Viagra (and the revolutionary impact these pharmaceuticals have had on American's quality of life).
Midlife psychological issues addressed include: searching for new meaning in life now that personal and professional goals have been accomplished; parents' changing relationship with their children (particulary "empty-nest syndrome"); the art of aging gracefully; dead-end careers and retirement concerns; and dealing withelderly parents.
Conquering the Rapids of Life Conquering the Rapids of Life is a must for baby boomers who are convinced that they'll never encounter the same midlife hurdles that their parents did.
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