Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 November 2019

472 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190930431

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The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Edited by Dustin T. Duncan, Ichiro Kawachi, and Susan Redline

  • A critical introduction to sleep epidemiology and sleep as a determinant of health, written for student and professionals across public health, epidemiology, medicine, demography, and sociology
  • Synthesizes current literature on the root causes of poor sleep health, covering a range of sleep symptoms, sleep patterns and disorders across populations
  • Offers descriptions of social theories and principles that students in applied disciplines such as public health are not typically exposed to
  • Features an up-to-date survey of social epidemiology research on sleep being conducted in the fields of psychology, epidemiology, sociology, geography, and behavioral science
  • Presents readers with novel ways to apply social science insights to address the public health problem of poor sleep health and a framework for understanding sleep health disparities

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