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Robert N. Butler, MD - a book by Achenbaum, W. Andrew

Robert N. Butler, MD

Visionary of Healthy Aging

Robert N. Butler, MD( )
Author: Achenbaum, W. Andrew
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

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...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Social Science / Gerontology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.162 x 9.165 x 0.919 Inches
Book Weight:1.109 Pounds

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