Preconceptions and Emerging Issues of Control and Aging. Preconceptions of Vulnerability and Control in Old Age: A Critical Reconstruction (P.S. Fry). Life-Span Development and Controllability. Controllability and Adaptive Coping in the Elderly: An Adult Developmental Perspective (F. Blanchard-Fields). Autonomy, Despair, and Generativity in Erikson's Theory (J.A. Meacham). Action-Theoretical Approaches to the Development of Control Orientations in the Aged (F.E. Heil, G. Krampen). Person-Environment Fit and Interaction Model of Control and Coping. Person-Environment Transactions Relevant to Control and Helplessness in Institutional Settings (E. Kahana, B. Kahana, K. Riley). Situational Perceptions of Control in the Aged (V.L. Fitch, L.R. Slivinske). Control and Dependency in Residential Care Settings for the Elderly: Perspectives on Intervention (P.A. Munson). Cognitive Social Learning Theory of Control and Aging, Participatory Control and the Well-Being of Elderly Persons (D.R. Reid, G. Stirling). Reconstructions of Control. Loss of Control among the Aging?: A Critical Reconstruction (M. Gergen). The Implications of Gender and Speech for the Experience of Control in Aging (A. Harris, N. Miller). Psychosocial Antecedents and Sociological Perspectives of Control and Aging. Power, Control and Well-Being of the Elderly: A Critical Reconstruction (P.S. Fry, L.R. Slivinske, V.L. Fitch). Enhancing Memory by Modifying Control Beliefs, Attributions, and Performance Goals in the Elderly (E. Elliott, M.E. Lachman). Creating Psychological and Societal Dependency in Old Age (J. Hendricks, C. Leedham). Choosing to Improve Performance (L.C. Perlmuter et al.). Psychological Perspectives of Helplessness and Control in the Elderly: Overview and Appraisal (P.S. Fry). Indexes.