Week 9

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9. (10/31) Life course epidemiology


Idea: How do we identify and disentangle the biological and social factors that build on each other over the life course from gestation through to old age?


Cases: Developmental origins of health & disease, Life Events and Difficulties, Other life course approaches


Readings: Barker 1998,pp43-80, Ben-Shlomo 2002 (replacing Kuh 2004), Lynch 2005, Davey-Smith 2007, Berney 2000, Brown 1978.



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