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The Resource The longevity project : surprising discoveries for health and long life from the eight-decade study, Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin

The longevity project : surprising discoveries for health and long life from the eight-decade study, Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin

Label
The longevity project : surprising discoveries for health and long life from the eight-decade study
Title
The longevity project
Title remainder
surprising discoveries for health and long life from the eight-decade study
Statement of responsibility
Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a full-length report on a landmark study that challenges popular beliefs to identify the factors that actually influence the human lifespan, drawing on modern statistics to cite the benefits of such examples as singlehood and hard work
Tone
Writing style
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380825
Cataloging source
DLC
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Friedman, Howard S
Dewey number
612.6/8
Index
index present
LC call number
RA776.75
LC item number
.F75 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Martin, Leslie R
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Longevity
Target audience
adult
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surprising discoveries for health and long life from the eight-decade study
Label
The longevity project : surprising discoveries for health and long life from the eight-decade study, Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Personality and long life : who stays well? -- Long live the prudent and persistent -- Friendly and convivial : healthy or trivial? -- Happiness and health? A cheery conundrum -- Catastrophic thinking : the fate of Chicken Littles -- Childhood and school days : head start, early finish -- Parental divorce : some were resilient -- Running for their lives : jocks vs. nerds -- To sickness or to health? Love, marriage, and divorce -- Careers, success, and satisfaction : thriving and surviving -- Long life meets the afterlife : religion and health -- Confidants, networks, and the power of a social life -- The gender gap in long life -- The toll of war and trauma : why some thrive -- Individual paths to health and long life (and why we won't take polypills) -- Long life and public health : looking ahead to what society should do
Control code
2010022833
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 248 p.
Isbn
9781594630750
Lccn
2010022833
Label
The longevity project : surprising discoveries for health and long life from the eight-decade study, Howard S. Friedman and Leslie R. Martin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Personality and long life : who stays well? -- Long live the prudent and persistent -- Friendly and convivial : healthy or trivial? -- Happiness and health? A cheery conundrum -- Catastrophic thinking : the fate of Chicken Littles -- Childhood and school days : head start, early finish -- Parental divorce : some were resilient -- Running for their lives : jocks vs. nerds -- To sickness or to health? Love, marriage, and divorce -- Careers, success, and satisfaction : thriving and surviving -- Long life meets the afterlife : religion and health -- Confidants, networks, and the power of a social life -- The gender gap in long life -- The toll of war and trauma : why some thrive -- Individual paths to health and long life (and why we won't take polypills) -- Long life and public health : looking ahead to what society should do
Control code
2010022833
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 248 p.
Isbn
9781594630750
Lccn
2010022833

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