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Aging, place, and health : a global perspective / William A. Satariano, Marlon Maus.

Author/creator Satariano, William author.
Other author/creatorMaus, Marlon, author.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2018]
Copyright Notice ©2018
Description1 online resource (889 pages) : map
Supplemental Content Direct link to ebook
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Prefacee; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Contributors; SECTION I Background; Chapter 1 Global Aging of the Population: The Significance of an Epidemiological Perspective; Introduction; Healthy Aging and Place; Background; Epidemiological Transitions and Changes in Life Expectancy; Epidemiologic Transition Theory: Reflections and Revisions; Toward an Epidemiology of Aging; Global Studies in the Epidemiology of Aging; Epidemiology of Aging: The Core Questions; Conclusion and Future Directions
Contents Chapter 2 Aging, Health, and the Environment: An Ecological ModelIntroduction: Why Use an Ecological Model and a Life Course Perspective in the Epidemiology of Aging?; The Ecological Model; An Overview; What Is It?; The Life Course Perspective; An Overview; What Is It?; The Importance of Place; Resilience Later in Life; Epidemiology of Aging; Epidemiology of Aging Research; Conclusion and Future Directions; Chapter 3 Early-Life Predictors of Late-Life Health; Introduction; Developmental Epidemiology; Developmental Origins: Core Issues in the Epidemiological Science
Contents Developmental Origins: Biological MechanismsDevelopmental Origins: Animal Models; Methodological Shortfalls and Their Remedies; Summary; Developmental Demography; Famine; Disease; War; Nonspecific Threats to Cohort Health and Longevity; Conclusion and Future Directions; SECTION II Aging, Health, and Function; Chapter 4 Survival, Mortality, and Cause of Death; Introduction; Definitions and Measurements; Epidemiology of Mortality; Methodological Issues; Changing Causes of Death; Socioeconomic Disparities in Mortality; Aging Molecular Biomarkers and Mortality
Contents Measures of Functional Capacity as Predictors of MortalityLife Course Epidemiology of Mortality; Male-Female Survival Paradox; Lifestyle Versus Genetic Risk Factors for Mortality; Compression of Morbidity; Conclusion and Future Directions; Chapter 5 Aging and Late-Life Mobility; Introduction; Mobility and Aging; Background; Mobility Measures Focused on Older Adults; A Biopsychosocial Framework; Definition and Measurement of Mobility; Approaches to Measurement of Mobility in Aging; Self-Report Measures of Mobility; Performance-Based Measures of Mobility; Instrumented Measures of Mobility
Contents Comparisons Across Types of MeasuresConclusion and Future Directions; Acknowledgments; Chapter 6 Aging and Cognitive Functioning; Introduction; Ecological Determinants of Late-Life Cognition: Brain Development in Early Life and Perinatal Factors; Brain Health in Midlife and Late Life; Disease-Related Factors; Application of Life Course Models to Cognitive Heterogeneity in Late Life; Interventions to Promote Cognitive Health; Conclusion and Future Directions; Chapter 7 Aging and the Epidemiology of Depression; Introduction; Definition and Measurement; Definitions; Measures
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Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Source of descriptionDescription based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 10, 2017).
Issued in other formOriginal Satariano, William. Aging, place, and health. Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, [2018] 9781284069389
ISBN9781284069402 electronic book
ISBN1284069400 electronic book

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