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Determinants of child health

Mitch Blair, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Tony Waterston, and Rachel Crowther

in Child Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547500
eISBN:
9780191720123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547500.003.003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter uses the Mandala framework of health determinants to describe the many interweaving factors that influence child health. It is shown that parental health and genetic constitution, ... More


Maternal Behavior

Stephanie L. Rees, Vedran Lovic, and Alison S. Fleming

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0027
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter describes maternal behavior of the laboratory rat and outlines various methods of observing and quantifying this behavior. Although in some rodent biparental species males also show ... More


Genetics and epigenetics of parental care

Frances A. Champagne and James P. Curley

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes how both genetic and epigenetic approaches have been applied to the study of parental care/caregiving, with a particular focus on species in which there have been molecular ... More


Scent marking and interactions: social behaviour

Hans Kruuk

in Otters: Ecology, behaviour and conservation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198565871
eISBN:
9780191728228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565871.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Olfactory communication is important; in all but sea otters, faeces (‘spraints’) are used for scent-marking. In Eurasian otters this is highly seasonal, associated with feeding and food availability, ... More


The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Ian Q. Whishaw and Bryan Kolb (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This book contains a wide range of information of huge complexity on rat behavior. The book has three objectives. The first objective is to present an introduction of rat behavior. In choosing the ... More


Parenting Stress

Kirby Deater-Deckard

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103939
eISBN:
9780300133936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103939.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

All parents experience stress as they attempt to meet the challenges of caring for their children. This comprehensive book examines the causes and consequences of parenting distress, drawing on a ... More


Theoretical Rationale for the Longitudinal Study

Kathryn P. Meadow-Orlans, Lynne Sanford Koester, Patricia E. Spencer, and Robert H. MacTurk

in The World of Deaf Infants: A Longitudinal Study

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147902
eISBN:
9780199893775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147902.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter provides a general view of the different worlds of deaf and hearing infants born to hearing or to deaf parents, and a summary of the major variables investigated in the study. The ... More


Maternal Influences on Offspring Growth, Reproduction, and Behavior in Primates

Dario Maestripieri

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter reviews current knowledge about maternal influences on offspring growth, reproduction, and behavior in nonhuman primates, particularly Old World monkeys. It describes the process by ... More


Legal Intervention when a Fetus is Threatened or Harmed

John Seymour

in Childbirth and the Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198264682
eISBN:
9780191682759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264682.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines how the law in the United States, Canada, and England has responded to parental behaviour which threatens the welfare of a fetus or causes it harm. The aim of the various legal ... More


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