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By Wendy L. Miller,Gene D. Cohen

ISBN-10: 0199371415

ISBN-13: 9780199371419

via their medical study and medical perform, husband and spouse crew Gene D. Cohen and Wendy L. Miller exposed new clues approximately how the getting older brain can construct resilience and proceed progress, even during periods of grave disorder, therefore atmosphere apart the normal paradigm of getting older as a time of decline. Cohen, one in all the founding fathers of geriatric psychiatry, describes what occurs to the mind because it a while and the aptitude that's frequently ignored. Miller, an expressive arts therapist and educator, highlights tales of artistic progress in the course of affliction and loss encountered via her scientific perform. jointly, Cohen and Miller exhibit that with the precise instruments, the uncharted territory of getting older and disease can, in reality, be navigated. during this e-book, the reader reveals the genuine tale of not just Cohen's trust in power, but additionally how he and his kinfolk creatively used it in dealing with his personal serous wellbeing and fitness demanding situations. With Miller's insights and expressive mental writing, Sky Above Clouds tells the interior tale of the way perspective, group, creativity, and love form a existence, without or with health and wellbeing, even to our death. Cohen and Miller draw deeply on their lonesome classes discovered as they fight via getting older, affliction, and loss inside of their very own kin and finally Cohen's personal premature loss of life. What occurs while the specialist on getting older starts off to age? And what occurs whilst the therapist who is helping others focus on disease and loss is compelled to confront her personal responses to those studies? the result's a richly informative and emotional trip of growth.

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