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Title Life-span perspectives on health and illness / edited by Thomas L. Whitman, Thomas V. Merluzzi, Robert D. White.
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999.

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Subject Health promotion.
Life cycle, Human.
Developmental psychology.
Human Development.
Aging -- psychology.
Life Change Events.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Alt Name Whitman, Thomas L.
Merluzzi, Thomas V.
White, Robert D.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description x, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585189765 (electronic bk.) : $59.95
0805827714 (cloth)
0805827722 (paper)
OCLC # 44961920
Additional Format Original (DLC) 98021788 (OCoLC)39236360.
Table of Contents
1Conceptual Frameworks for Viewing Health and Illness / Thomas L. Whitman3
2Biological Development and Health Risk / Kathleen J. Sipes Kolberg23
3Physical Health Across the Life Span: A Behavioral Genetic Approach / Julia M. Braungart-Rieker, C. S. Bergeman47
4Poverty and Health Across the Life Span / Erika E. Bolig, John Borkowski, Jay Brandenberger67
5Environmental Influences on Prenatal Development and Health / Kathleen J. Sipes Kolberg87
6Environmental Aspects of Infant Health and Illness / Thomas L. Whitman, Robert D. White, Kathleen M. O'Mara [et al.]105
7Endogenous and Exogenous Factors in Childhood Health and Disease / Julia M. Braungart-Rieker, Antonia L. Guerra125
8Adolescent Development and Health / Dawn M. Gondoli147
9Chronic Illnesses in Childhood / Penny J. Miceli, Jane F. Rowland, Thomas L. Whitman165
10Adulthood and Aging: Transitions in Health and Health Cognition / Thomas V. Merluzzi, Raymond C. Nairn189
11Resiliency in Later Life / C. S. Bergeman, K. A. Wallace207
12The Health Effects of Caregiving for Adults in Later Life / Dominic O. Vachon227
13Death and Dying Across the Life Span / John L. McIntosh249
14Some Considerations on Integrating Psychology and Health From a Life-Span Perspective / E. Mark Cummings277
 Author Index295
 Subject Index311