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Life course approach



The Life course approach is used to explain variations in disease incidence, that lifestyle risks to developing chronic diseases cannot be attributable solely to either early life or adult experiences but instead operate cumulatively throughout life (Kuh and Ben-Shlomo, 1997)

Additional recommended knowledge

References

Gatrell, A.C. (2002) Geographies of Health: an Introduction, Oxford: Blackwell.

 
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