Epidemiology Of Aging: An Ecological Approach / Edition 1

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Overview

Epidemiology of Aging: An Ecological Approach is the first title to provide a comprehensive overview of the leading topics in the epidemiology of aging, such as physical functioning, depression, and survival with the ecological model. Using this ecological model, the author highlights the causes and consequences of the aging population and illustrates that all the topics are interrelated.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763726553
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 7/15/2005
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The aging of human populations : the significance of an epidemiologic perspective 1
Ch. 2 Aging, health, and the environment : an ecological model 39
Ch. 3 Survival, mortality, and cause of death 85
Ch. 4 Physical functioning and activities of everyday life 125
Ch. 5 Cognitive functioning 171
Ch. 6 Depression 199
Ch. 7 Falls, injuries, and automobile crashes 229
Ch. 8 Disease and comorbidities 265
Ch. 9 General health, frailty, and successful aging 303
Ch. 10 Conducting epidemiologic studies in older populations 327
Ch. 11 Healthy aging and its implications for public health 353
Ch. 12 New directions for research and policy 381
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