A Life Course Perspective on Health Trajectories and Transitions

ISBN: 9783319372440

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This open access book examines health trajectories and health transitions at different stages of the life course, including childhood, adulthood and later life. It provides findings that assess the role of biological and social transitions on health status over time.The essays examine a wide range of health issues, including the consequences of military service on body mass index, childhood obesity and cardiovascular health, socio-economic inequalities in preventive health care use, depression and anxiety during the child rearing period, health trajectories and transitions in people with cystic fibrosis and oral health over the life course.  The book addresses theoretical, empirical and methodological issues as well as examines different national contexts, which help to identify factors of vulnerability and potential resources that support resilience available for specific groups and/or populations. Health reflects the ability of individuals to adapt to their social environment. This book analyzes health as a dynamic experience. It examines how different aspects of individual health unfold over time as a result of aging but also in relation to changing socioeconomic conditions. It also offers readers potential insights into public policies that affect the health status of a population.

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Title:
A Life Course Perspective on Health Trajectories and Transitions
ISBN-13:
9783319372440
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Publisher:
Springer International Publishing
Published Date:
20161022
Edition:
1
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
213
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
9.25 H x 6.10 W (inches)

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