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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


Sicioeconomic pathways between childhood and adult health

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/9780198578154.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter develops the idea that aspects of socioeconomic environment throughout life affect adult health and disease risk. It discusses etiological studies that examine how variations in adult ... More


Concepts from Basic Research on Depression

Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

in Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Research on the nature of depression has been focused either on identifying basic mechanisms that account for the development or maintenance of ... More


Conclusion

Andrea L. Glenn and Adrian Raine

in Psychopathy: An Introduction to Biological Findings and Their Implications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777053
eISBN:
9780814777077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777053.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This concluding chapter argues that many of the biological factors studied throughout the book, including hormones, psychophysiological measures, and brain structure and functioning, reflect the ... More


Depression and psychological distress: a life course perspective

Barbara Maughan

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Biological, psychological, and social factors contribute to risk for depressive disorders. Understanding how they combine, their relative salience at different stages in the life course, and why ... More


Childhood and Delinquency

David Brandt

in Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of what is understood about how children become delinquent. It focuses on the risk factors associated with juvenile delinquency. Some of the inherent biological ... More


Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

John W. Renfrew

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the causes and control of aggression from a broad scientific perspective. It discusses the methodological concerns involved and reviews representative studies of the contributions ... 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


Evolution

Aniruddh D. Patel

in Music, Language, and the Brain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195123753
eISBN:
9780199848034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123753.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Compared to other species and through examination from an evolutionary perspective, the only known species that is able to understand, create, and appreciate music is Homo sapiens. Although there may ... More


Introduction

JOHN W. RENFREW

in Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the causes of aggression. This book provides a working definition of aggression as being a behaviour that is directed by ... More


Exceptional creativity and the psychological sciences

Andrew Steptoe

in Genius and the Mind: Studies of Creativity and Temperament

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523734
eISBN:
9780191688997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523734.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of how exceptional creativity and genius have a direct correlation to psychological sciences. During the first half of eighteenth century, genius and creativity were ... More


Women at War

Victoria Stewart

in The Second World War in Contemporary British Fiction: Secret Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640997
eISBN:
9780748651832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640997.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses how illicit relationships might have been conducted during the war and what the supposed freedoms of wartime offered women, showing that the actions of women in wartime were ... More


Depressive Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence

Anthony James

in Depression: Law and Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on depressive disorders in childhood and adolescence. Depression in children and adolescents is a complex and debilitating disease, and typically has a lifelong, chronic, and ... More


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