Landale, Nancy S.

Families and Child Health

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Table of contents

Part I. Bio-Social Influences on Early Childhood Health

1. The Developmental Origins of Chronic Disease
David J. P. Barker

2. How Can We Overcome the Biological Inertia of Past Deprivation? Anthropological Perspectives on the Developmental Origins of Adult Health
Christopher W. Kuzawa

3. Developmental Origins of Disease and Health Disparities: Limitations and Future Directions
Steven A. Haas

4. The Effects of Early Severe Psychosocial Deprivation on Children’s Cognitive and Social Development: Lessons from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project
Nathan A. Fox, Charles A. Nelson, Charles H. Zeanah

Part II. Role of Family Dynamics in Children’s Health

5. Family Discord and Child Health: An Emotional Security Formulation
Patrick T. Davies, Melissa L. Sturge-Apple, Meredith J. Martin

6. Family Influences on Children’s Mental and Physical Health: Some Contributions of and Challenges to the Emotional Security Theory
Barbara A. Morrongiello, Michael Corbett

7. Emotional Insecurity and Child Health: Implications and Future Directions
Dennis Drotar

8. Could Emotional Security Theory Help Advance Family-Focused Preventive Interventions?
J. Douglas Coatsworth

Part III. Link to the Social Environment Through Families

9. Lifecourse Exposures and Socioeconomic Disparities in Child Health
Nancy E. Reichman, Julien O. Teitler

10. Life Course Exposures and Socioeconomic Disparities in Child Health: Opportunities for Intervention
Marianne M. Hillemeier

11. Social Class and Child Health: Our Complexity Complex
Thomas A. Glass

Part IV. Impact of Social Policies and Programs on Children’s Health

12. The Pro-family Workplace: Social and Economic Policies and Practices and Their Impacts on Child and Family Health
Lisa F. Berkman, Emily M. O’Donnell

13. Work–Family Strain and Health Care For Children
Paul J. Chung, Katherine D. Vestal, Mark A. Schuster

14. Harder Than Rocket Science? The Science of Designing and Implementing Strong Family-Friendly Policies
Patricia O’Campo

15. Emerging Evidence from Research That Can Improve Social Policies and Programs to Impact Child Health
M. Rebecca Kilburn

Part V. Conclusions

16. Integrating Perspectives on Child Health
Claudia Nau, Jessica Heckert

Keywords: Social Sciences, Family, Health Psychology, Public Health, Social Policy

Publication year
National Symposium on Family Issues
Page amount
248 pages

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