Healthy Longevity in China: Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Psychological Dimensions
Yi Zeng, Dudley L. Poston, Denese Ashbaugh Vlosky, Danan Gu - Healthy Longevity in China: Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Psychological Dimensions
Published: 2008-03-18 | ISBN: 1402067518, 1402094787 | PDF | 438 pages | 5 MB
Key research in the world's largest aging population - in China - has fed into this important new work, which aims to answer questions critical to older people worldwide. These include: is the period of disability compressing or expanding with increasing life expectancy and what factors are associated with these trends in the recent decades? And is it possible to realize morbidity compression with a prolongation of the life span in the future? Essential reading for gerontologists.