Pandora’s Box: Looking into the Conditions of Ageing Single Women in Mindanao

This book presents the stories of 10 single women who are in their old age and have never been married, and explores the psychological conditions of these women. Specifically, it discusses issues pertaining to their self-concepts, mental states, and coping strategies. It also examines the women’s recollections of childhood memories, family history, experiences with death, and their thoughts on the meaning of life. Pandora’s Box: Looking into the Conditions of Ageing Single Women in Mindanao sheds light on the physiological and psychological changes that the women experienced in their late adulthood. This book is also designed to provide an intervention program for ageing single women.

Jennifer M. Arbiol has been a Psychology Instructor since 2004. She teaches psychology subjects in the different colleges in Davao City, Philippines. She is a graduate of the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of the Philippines-Cebu City, and holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling Psychology from Ateneo de Davao University. At present, she is the Chairperson of the Psychology Program of Brokenshire College, Davao City. She serves as an adviser and mentor for many teachers and students in psychology. Her research interests include the areas of personality, social, developmental, and educational psychology.

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ISBN: 1-4438-5689-4

ISBN13: 978-1-4438-5689-8

Release Date: 30th May 2014

Pages: 125

Price: £39.99