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Social epidemiology

Author: Lisa F Berkman; Ichirō Kawachi; M Maria Glymour
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This systematic account of social epidemiology discusses the major social variables that affect health, such as socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, gender, working conditions and social support.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa F Berkman; Ichirō Kawachi; M Maria Glymour
ISBN: 9780195377903 0195377907 9780199395330 0199395330
OCLC Number: 870890508
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: xvii, 615 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Historical framework for social epidemiology : social determinants of population health / Lisa F. Berkman and Ichiro Kawachi --
Socioeconomic status and health / M. Maria Glymour, Mauricio Avendano, and Ichiro Kawachi --
Discrimination and health inequities / Nancy Krieger --
Income inequality / Ichiro Kawachi and SV Subramanian --
Working conditions and health / Lisa F. Berkman, Ichiro Kawachi, and Töres Theorell --
Labor markets, employment policies, and health / Mauricio Avendano and Lisa F. Berkman --
Social network epidemiology / Lisa F. Berkman and Aditi Krishna --
Social capital, social cohesion, and health / Ichiro Kawachi and Lisa F. Berkman --
Affective states and health / Laura D. Kubzansky, Ashley Winning, and Ichiro Kawachi --
Changing health behaviors in a social context / Cassandra Okechukwu, Kirsten Davison, and Karen Emmons --
Experimental psychosocial interventions / Thomas A. Glass, Amii M. Kress, and Lisa F. Berkman --
Policies as tools for research and translation in social epidemiology / M. Maria Glymour --
Applications of behavioral economics to improve health / Ichiro Kawachi --
Biological pathways linking social conditions and health : plausible mechanisms and emerging puzzles / Laura D. Kubzansky, Teresa E. Seeman, M. Maria Glymour --
From science to policy / Michael Marmot and Jessica Allen.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa F. Berkman, Ichiro Kawachi, M. Maria Glymour.

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Social epidemiology is the study of how the social world influences - and in many cases defines - the fundamental determinants of health. This link was substantiated in the first edition of Social  Read more...

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