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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:Jul 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $59.99
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. 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...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Social Scientists & Psychologists
Social Science / Gerontology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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