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Training and Development

This authoritative reference contains more than 300 entries covering all aspects of the multi-disciplinary field of adult development and aging.

Brings together concise, accurate summaries of classic topics as well as the most recent thinking and research in new areas

Covers a broad range of issues, from biological and physiological changes in the body to changes in cognition, personality, and social roles to applied areas such as psychotherapy, long-term care, and end-of-life issuesIncludes contributions from major researchers, theorists, and methodologists from the academic and clinical realms.


Hedge, J. (2016). Training and Development. In The Encyclopedia of Adulthood and Aging (pp. 1407-1411). Malden, MA: Wiley Publishing.