Life-span perspectives on health and illness / edited by Thomas L. Whitman, Thomas V. Merluzzi, Robert D. White.

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Other Authors: Whitman, Thomas L., Merluzzi, Thomas V., White, Robert D.
Format: eBook
Published: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999.
Table of Contents:
  • Conceptual frameworks for viewing health and illness / Thomas L. Whitman
  • Biological development and health risk / Kathleen J. Sipes Kolberg
  • Physical health across the life span: a behavioral genetic approach / Julia M. Braungart-Rieker and C.S. Bergeman
  • Poverty and health across the life span / Erika E. Bolig, John Borkowski, and Jay Brandenberger
  • Environmental influences on prenatal development and health / Kathleen J. Sipes Kolberg
  • Environmental aspects of infant health and illness / Thomas L. Whitman [and others]
  • Endogenous and exogenous factors in childhood health and disease / Julia M. Braungart-Rieker and Antonia L. Guerra
  • Adolescent development and health / Dawn M. Gondoli
  • Chronic illnesses in childhood / Penny J. Miceli, Jane F. Rowland, and Thomas L. Whitman
  • Adulthood and aging : transitions in health and health cognition / Thomas V. Merluzzi and Raymond C. Nairn
  • Resiliency in later life / C.S. Bergeman and K.A. Wallace
  • The health effects of caregiving for adults in later life / Dominic O. Vachon
  • Death and dying across the life span / John L. McIntosh
  • Some considerations on integrating psychology and health from a life-span perspective / E. Mark Cummings.