Book Details


A Life Course Perspective on Health Trajectories and Transitions

Publication year: 2015

ISBN: 978-3-319-20484-0

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This 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.

Subject: Medicine, Public Health, Sociology, Epidemiology, Cardiovascular health, Changing socioeconomic conditions, Childhood obesity, Childhood, adulthood and later life, Health trajectories and health transitions, Socio-economic inequalities in preventive health care use