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Transition Into Adulthood: The Changing Needs of Youth

Simona Bignami-Van Assche and Vinod Mishra

in Protecting Childhood in the AIDS Pandemic: Finding Solutions that Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199765126
eISBN:
9780199918942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765126.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the unique needs and vulnerabilities of youth in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It reviews available actions and interventions to tackle these problems, with a focus on ... More


A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Diana Kuh, Yoav Ben Shlomo, and Susser Ezra (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The field of life course epidemiology has expanded rapidly since this book was first published. The purpose of this field is to study how biological and social factors during gestation, childhood, ... More


A life course approach to obesity

Diana Kuh and Yoav Ben-Shlomo

in A Life Course Approach to Chronic Disease Epidemiology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198578154
eISBN:
9780191724039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198578154.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines non-genetic determinants of obesity from fetal life to adolescence. Topics covered include measurement of overweight and obesity, critical or sensitive periods for obesity ... More


Bipolar disorder

Leslie Hulvershorn and John Nurnberger, Jr.

in A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199657018
eISBN:
9780191748097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657018.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Bipolar disorder is a widespread and highly impairing psychiatric disorder with distinct presentations across the life span. This chapter reviews the extensive literature on risk for the development ... More


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