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Family matters : designing, analysing, and understanding family-based studies in life course epidemiology

  • Lawlor, Debbie A. , Mishra, Gita D.
  • Oxford University Press
  • 2009
Family matters : designing, analysing, and understanding family-based studies in life course epidemiology
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    Family matters :designing, analysing, and understanding family-based studies in life course epidemiology /edited by Debbie A. Lawlor, Gita D. Mishra.
  • Publication
    Oxford ;New York :Oxford University Press,2009.
  • Author
    Lawlor, Debbie A., Mishra, Gita D.
  • Phy Desc.
    x, 341 p. :ill. ;25 cm.
  • Bibliography
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Contents Note
    1. Why Family Matters: An Introduction - PART I. THE THEORETICAL UNDERPINNING FOR THE USE OF FAMILY-BASED STUDIES IN LIFE COURSE EPIDEMIOLOGY : 2. Theoretical Underpinning for the Use of Intergenerational Studies in Life Course Epidemiology - 3. Theoretical Underpinning for the Use of Sibling Studies in Life Course Epidemiology - 4. Theoretical Underpinning for the Use of Twin Studies in Life Course Epidemiology - 5. Discussant Chapter-summary of the Theoretical Approaches to Family-Based Studies in Life Course Epidemiology - PART II. THE PRACTICALITIES OF UNDERTAKING FAMILY-BASED STUDIES : 6. Birth Cohorts: A Resource for Life Course Studies - 7. Family-Based Life Course Studies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries - 8. Using Available Family Members as Proxies to Provide Information on Other Family Members Who are Difficult to Reach - 9. Discussant Chapter--the Practicalities of Undertaking Family-Based Studies - PART III. STATISTICAL METHODS IN FAMILY-BASED STUDIES : 10. Statistical Considerations in Intergenerational Studies - 11. Random Effects Models for Sibling and Twin-Based Studies in Life Course Epidemiology - 12. Discussant Chapter--tatistical Considerations in Family-Based Life Course Studies - PART IV. SOME ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF THE USE OF FAMILY-BASED STUDIES IN LIFE COURSE EPIDEMIOLOGY : 13. Family-Based Studies Applied to the Influence of Early Life Factors on Cardiovascular Disease - 14. How Family-Based Studies have Added to the Understanding of Life Course Epidemiology of Mental Health - 15. How Family-Based Studies have Added to Understanding the Life Course Epidemiology of Reproductive Health - 16. Discussant Chapter--using Family-Based Designs in Life Course Epidemiology - 17. The Future of Family-Based Studies in Life Course Epidemiology: Challenges and Opportunities.
  • Topical Term
    Public health - Longitudinal research
    Epidemiology
    Families - Health and hygiene - Longitudinal research
    Disease Susceptibility - epidemiology
    Family
    Longitudinal Studies
    Research Design
    Risk Assessment
  • ISBN
    9780199231034 (pbk.), 0199231036 (pbk.)
  • Language
    English

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Table of Content

1. Why Family Matters: An Introduction / Debbie A Lawlor and Gita D Mishra
PART I. THE THEORETICAL UNDERPINNING FOR THE USE OF FAMILY-BASED STUDIES IN LIFE COURSE EPIDEMIOLOGY
2. Theoretical Underpinning for the Use of Intergenerational Studies in Life Course Epidemiology / Debbie A Lawlor, Sam Leary and George Davey Smith
3. Theoretical Underpinning for the Use of Sibling Studies in Life Course Epidemiology / Kate W Strully and Gita D Mishra
4. Theoretical Underpinning for the Use of Twin Studies in Life Course Epidemiology / Ruth J F Loos, Charlotte L Ridgway and Ken K Ong
5. Discussant Chapter-summary of the Theoretical Approaches to Family-Based Studies in Life Course Epidemiology / Hazel M Inskip
PART II. THE PRACTICALITIES OF UNDERTAKING FAMILY-BASED STUDIES
6. Birth Cohorts: A Resource for Life Course Studies / Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, Mia Madsen and Debbie A Lawlor
7. Family-Based Life Course Studies in Low- and Middle-Income Countries / G David Batty, Cesar G Victora and Debbie A Lawlor
8. Using Available Family Members as Proxies to Provide Information on Other Family Members Who are Difficult to Reach / Susannah Tomkins
9. Discussant Chapter--the Practicalities of Undertaking Family-Based Studies / Rebecca Hardy and Diana Kuh
PART III. STATISTICAL METHODS IN FAMILY-BASED STUDIES
10. Statistical Considerations in Intergenerational Studies / Dorothea Nitsch and Gita D Mishra
11. Random Effects Models for Sibling and Twin-Based Studies in Life Course Epidemiology / Samuli Ripatti
12. Discussant Chapter--tatistical Considerations in Family-Based Life Course Studies / Amanda Sacker
PART IV. SOME ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF THE USE OF FAMILY-BASED STUDIES IN LIFE COURSE EPIDEMIOLOGY
13. Family-Based Studies Applied to the Influence of Early Life Factors on Cardiovascular Disease / Debbie A Lawlor and David A Leon
14. How Family-Based Studies have Added to the Understanding of Life Course Epidemiology of Mental Health / Stephani L Hatch and Gita D Mishra
15. How Family-Based Studies have Added to Understanding the Life Course Epidemiology of Reproductive Health / Susan MB Morton and Janet Rich Edwards
16. Discussant Chapter--using Family-Based Designs in Life Course Epidemiology / John Lynch and Seungmi Yang
17. The Future of Family-Based Studies in Life Course Epidemiology: Challenges and Opportunities / Gita D Mishra and Debbie A Lawlor