A life course approach to mental disorders. Koenen, Karestan C. Koenen, Sasha Rudenstine, Ezra Susser, Sandro Galea (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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A life course approach to mental disorders. Koenen, Karestan C. Koenen, Sasha Rudenstine, Ezra Susser, Sandro Galea

Author: Karestan C Koenen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: Life course approach to adult health series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders examines the causes and consequences of a wide-range of mental disorders throughout life, from the peri-natal period through old age.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karestan C Koenen
ISBN: 9780199657018 0199657017
OCLC Number: 876987511
Description: xii, 324 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Introduction --
1. Life course approaches to mental illness: the emergence of a concept / Sandro Galea --
pt. 2 Methods in life course approaches --
2. Study designs: traditional and novel approaches to advance life course research / Mary E. Lacy --
3. Measurement issues in epidemiology of psychiatric disorders / Patricia Cohen --
4. Analytic considerations in a life course perspective / Leah Li --
5. Age, birth cohort, and period effects in psychiatric disorders in the USA / Charley Liu --
pt. 3 Life course approach to specific mental disorders --
6. Schizophrenia and related psychosis / Peter B. Jones --
7. Bipolar disorder / John Nurnberger, Jr. --
8. Applying a life course perspective to depression / Sasha Rudenstine --
9. Life course epidemiology of anxiety disorders / Dan J. Stein --
10. Epidemiology of post-traumatic stress disorder / Ananda B. Amstadter --
11. Life course approach to substance use / Hannah H. Leslie --
12. The life course perspective: a framework for autism research / Ezra Susser --
13. Life course epidemiology of eating disorders / Cynthia M. Bulik --
14. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder over the life course / Larry J. Seidman --
15. Conduct disorder across the life course / Candice L. Odgers --
16. Borderline, schizotypal, avoidant, obsessive --
compulsive, and other personality disorders / Andrew E. Skodol --
pt. 4 Understanding mechanisms --
17. Cognitive function over the life course / Marcus Richards --
18. Life course approaches to the genetic epidemiology of mental illness / Susan L. Santangelo --
19. Impact of early environmental exposures on mental disorders across the life course / Pam Factor-Litvak --
20. Role of the social environmental over the life course in the aetiology of psychiatric disorders / Jessica R. Marden --
21. Social context and mental health over the life course / Lauren Welsh --
22. Epigenetic influences on mental illness over the life course / Levent Sipahi --
23. Adverse childhood experiences and brain development: neurobiological mechanisms linking the social environment to psychiatric disorders / Charles A. Nelson --
24. Social-biological interplay over the life course / Bekh Bradley-Davino --
pt. 5 New directions in the life course epidemiology of mental illness --
25. Intergenerational transmission / Myrna M. Weissman --
26. Mental disorders and the emergence of physical disorders / Ashley Winning --
pt. 6 Conclusions --
27. Public health, policy, and practice: implications of life course approaches to mental illness / Clyde Hertzman.
Series Title: Life course approach to adult health series.
Responsibility: editors, Karestan C. Koenen, Sasha Rudenstine, Ezra Susser, Sandro Galea.


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