Robert N Butler MD Visionary of Healthy Aging

by W. Andrew Achenbaum

Robert N Butler MD Visionary of Healthy Aging Robert Neil Butler 1927 2010 was a scholar psychiatrist and Pulitzer Prize winning author who revolutionized the way the world thinks about aging and the elderly One of the first psychiatrists to engage with older men and women outside of institutional settings Butler coined the term ageism to draw attention to discrimination against older adults and spent a lifetime working to improve their status medical treatment and care Early in his career Butler seized on the positive featur

Publisher : Columbia University Press

Author : W. Andrew Achenbaum

ISBN : 9780231164429

Year : 2013

Language: en

File Size : 1.49 MB

Category : Medical Books

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