Health and Well-Being Across the Life Course

Larkin, Mary (2013). Health and Well-Being Across the Life Course. London: Sage.

URL: http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book235932

Abstract

Using a life course approach, the main chapters in this truly original and enlightening text focus on health and well-being during each of our life stages. A wide range of contemporary literature from disciplines such as public health, sociology, epidemiology and social policy are drawn upon to examine key health and well-being issues in these stages, and to illustrate how health effects can accumulate across the life course. Interactive activities based on the text and on extracts from primary sources are used to encourage critical reflection and debate.

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