Preface. Physiological aspects of aging: relation to identity and clinical implications (S.K. Whitbourne). Cognition and geropsychological assessment (B. Johansson, Å. Wahlin). Social relationships and adaptation in late life (F.R. Lang, L.L. Carstensen). Sexuality (S. Zank). Bereavement (D.A. Lund). Understanding decisional capacity of older adults (L. Frank). Neuropsychological assessment of the elderly (J.R. Crawford, A. Venneri). Anxiety disorders (M.A. Stanley, J.G. Beck). Mood disorders in late life (A. Fiske et al.). Cognitive development in Alzheimer's disease: charting the decline process (B.J. Small et al.). Suicidal behavior in late life (J.L. Pearson). Personality disorders (D.L. Segal, F.L. Coolidge). Schizophrenia and related conditions in late life (P.D. Harvey). Sleep disorders (S. Ancoli-Israel et al.). Aging with intellectual disabilities and later-life family caregiving (T. Heller). Falls among older adults (B.A. Edelstein, L.W. Drozdick). Wandering (D.L. Algase). Agitated and aggressive behavior (J.E. Fisher et al.). Incontinence (J.F. Schnelle). Community mental health services in the United States and the United Kingdom: a comparative systems approach (R.G. Knight et al.). Nursing home care and interventions (J. Lomranz, L. Bar-Tur). Family caregiving: research findings and clinical implications (S.H. Zahrit et al.). Rehabilitation in old age: psychosocial issues (C. Tesch-Römer, H.-W. Wahl). Interdisciplinary health care teams in geriatrics: an international model (A.M. Zeiss, A. Steffen). Subject index.