Families and Child Health

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6193-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-6194-4 (Online)
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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Bio-Social Influences on Early Childhood Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-11

      The Developmental Origins of Chronic Disease

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 13-21

      How Can We Overcome the Biological Inertia of Past Deprivation? Anthropological Perspectives on the Developmental Origins of Adult Health

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 23-32

      Developmental Origins of Disease and Health Disparities: Limitations and Future Directions

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 33-41

      The Effects of Early Severe Psychosocial Deprivation on Children’s Cognitive and Social Development: Lessons from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project

  3. Role of Family Dynamics in Children’s Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 45-74

      Family Discord and Child Health: An Emotional Security Formulation

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 75-86

      Family Influences on Children’s Mental and Physical Health: Some Contributions of and Challenges to the Emotional Security Theory

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 87-94

      Emotional Insecurity and Child Health: Implications and Future Directions

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 95-104

      Could Emotional Security Theory Help Advance Family-Focused Preventive Interventions?

  4. Link to the Social Environment Through Families

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 107-134

      Lifecourse Exposures and Socioeconomic Disparities in Child Health

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 135-141

      Life Course Exposures and Socioeconomic Disparities in Child Health: Opportunities for Intervention

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 143-154

      Social Class and Child Health: Our Complexity Complex

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

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 157-179

      The Pro-family Workplace: Social and Economic Policies and Practices and Their Impacts on Child and Family Health

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 181-190

      Work–Family Strain and Health Care For Children

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 191-200

      Harder Than Rocket Science? The Science of Designing and Implementing Strong Family-Friendly Policies

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 201-209

      Emerging Evidence from Research That Can Improve Social Policies and Programs to Impact Child Health

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 213-226

      Integrating Perspectives on Child Health

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 227-232