Epidemiology of Aging: An Ecological Approach

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - 424 من الصفحات
Epidemiology of Aging: An Ecological Approach is the first title to provide a comprehensive overview of the epidemiology of aging utilizing an ecological model. Using this approach, the author highlights the interplay of biological, social, and environmental factors affecting individuals, families, and communities. With a strong interdisciplinary focus, this book provides a clear, coherent structure to address the diversity of topics in this increasingly vital field.

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Survival Mortality and Cause of Death
85
Physical Functioning and Activities
125
Disability
139
Cognitive Functioning
171
and Social Support
183
Depression
199
Falls Injuries and Automobile Crashes
229
Disease and Comorbidities
265
General Health Frailty and Successful Aging
303
Conducting Epidemiologic Studies
327
Strategies
346
Healthy Aging and Its Implications
353
New Directions for Research and Policy
381
Index
403
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