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Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Ross C. Brownson and Diana B. Petitti (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book focuses on areas of public health practice in which the systematic application of epidemiologic methods can have a large and positive impact. It describes how best to apply traditional ... More


Risk and Variation

Christopher Dye

in The Population Biology of Tuberculosis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154626
eISBN:
9781400866571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154626.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter examines the factors that affect the risk of exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and the risk of developing tuberculosis. Exposure to infection depends on a wide range of ... More


Infectious disease epidemiology

Marc Lipsitch

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Infectious disease epidemiology courses in practice concentrate almost exclusively on communicable diseases; those transmitted from person to person. Such courses are generally taught in one of two ... More


Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Hans-Olov Adami, David Hunter, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book offers an overview of the epidemiology and primary prevention for most forms of human cancer. It summarizes concepts and methods of epidemiology, the biology of cancer, cancer genetics, and ... More


Toward a Culture of Peace

Mary-Wynne Ashford

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter compares and contrasts a culture of peace with a culture of violence. It also describes ways of transforming a culture of violence into a culture of peace. It also describes a broader ... More


Cancer Precursors

THOMAS E. ROHAN, DONALD E. HENSON, EDUARDO L. FRANCO, and JORGE ALBORES-SAAVEDRA

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The term “cancer precursor” refers to specific morphologic changes that precede the development of cancer. Knowledge of the etiology of cancer precursors varies considerably by anatomic site. In ... More


Application of Biomarkers in Cancer Epidemiology

MONTSERRAT GARCÍA-CLOSAS, ROEL VERMEULEN, MARK E. SHERMAN, LEE E. MOORE, MARTYN T. SMITH, and NATHANIEL ROTHMAN

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Biomarkers are increasingly being incorporated into epidemiologic studies of cancer etiology, often referred to as molecular epidemiology. This chapter focuses on the use of biomarkers in the context ... More


Associations between Exposure and Disease

Theodore R. Holford

in Multivariate Methods in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195124408
eISBN:
9780199864270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124408.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the strategies for studying disease in a population. It considers the rationale for studying more than one factor at a time. It then discusses the ... More


Multiple Sclerosis

Lorene M. Nelson, Caroline M. Tanner, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, and Valerie M. McGuire

in Neuroepidemiology: From principles to practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195133790
eISBN:
9780199863730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133790.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides information on the epidemiology of multiple sclerosis (MS), the most common disabling neurological disease in young adults. It describes the clinical and pathologic features of ... More


Researching Critical Questions On Social Justice And Public Health: An Ecosocial Perspective

Nancy Krieger

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes researching critical questions on social justice and public health from an ecosocial perspective. It discusses a proposal for a public health research agenda that advances ... More


Brain Mechanisms for Social Perception:: Moving Toward an Understanding of Autism

Kevin Pelphrey and Sarah Shultz

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The levels of social impairment experienced by different individuals with autism spectrum disorder strongly correlate with the degrees of dysfunction within each individual’s superior temporal sulcus ... More


Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Hans-Olov Adami, David J. Hunter, Pagona Lagiou, and Lorelei Mucci (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190676827
eISBN:
9780190676858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676827.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book offers an overview of the epidemiology and primary prevention for most forms of human cancer. It summarizes concepts and methods of epidemiology, the biology of cancer, cancer genetics, and ... More


Anti-malaria Policy and Its Consequences in Colonial Taiwan

Ku Ya Wen

in Disease, Colonialism, and the State: Malaria in Modern East Asian History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622095878
eISBN:
9789882206854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622095878.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter aims to discuss the dynamics of change in anti-malaria policies in colonial Taiwan and their consequences. It initially examines how the Taiwanese and Japanese formed their respective ... More


. Bodily Fluids and Citizenship

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the epidemiology and public health aspects of infectious diseases, focusing on sexually transmitted diseases and AIDS. It describes how public health programs of disease ... More


Multivariate Parent-Offspring Analyses of Specific Cognitive Abilities

Maricela Alarcón, Robert Plomin, Robin P. Corley, and John C. Defries

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

During the last few decades, family, twin, and adoption designs have been used to assess the genetic and environmental etiologies of specific cognitive ... More


Etiology of the Stability of Reading Performance from 7 to 12 Years of Age and Its Possible Mediation by IQ

Sally J. Wadsworth and John C. Defries

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In addition to common genetic factors on reading ability at different ages, other variables may mediate the stability of individual differences in ... More


Stability and Change in Internalizing Problems in the Transition to Early Adolescence: Genetic and Environmental Influences

Kirby Deater-Deckard and Shirley McGuire

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Internalizing problems in childhood and adolescence reflect a broad array of emotions, including feelings of sadness, loneliness, depression, anxiety, ... More


Alcohol Use Disorders: A Developmental Science Approach to Etiology

Hiram E. Fitzgerald and Leon I. Puttler (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190676001
eISBN:
9780190676032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676001.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Chapters in this volume reflect, to one degree or another, eight critical aspects of contemporary research attempting to understand the etiologic processes that heighten risk or resilience factors ... More


A Genetic Analysis of Extremes in Externalizing Behavioral Problems and Negative Family Environments

Kirby Deater-Deckard

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This study explores whether the genetic etiology of individual differences in externalizing problems in an “unselected” sample (that is, variation in ... More


“Unusual” Illnesses

Carol Laderman

in Taming the Wind of Desire: Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069169
eISBN:
9780520913707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069169.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses “unusual illnesses,” their etiology, and their relations to Malay concepts of the self. The great majority of illnesses are those Malays call “usual.” Ordinary fevers, ... More


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