By Dale Dannefer (auth.), George L. Maddox Ph.D., M. Powell Lawton Ph.D. (eds.)
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Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Volume 8, 1988 Varieties of Aging by Dale Dannefer (auth.), George L. Maddox Ph.D., M. Powell Lawton Ph.D. (eds.)