Introduction to Biomarkers: "Allostatic load measures in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)". Pathways Node at NCRM.

Read, Sanna and Grundy, Emily (2012) Introduction to Biomarkers: "Allostatic load measures in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA)". Pathways Node at NCRM. In: Introduction to Biomarkers for Social Scientists, 12 April 2012, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Health is a state of responsiveness and optimal predictive fluctuation to adapt to the demands of the environment -> dynamic biological process interacting with context. Allostasis is a process whereby organism maintains physiological stability by adapting itself to environmental demands.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Allostasis, allostatic, longitudinal, ELSA, biomarkers, social science, adaptation, biosocial, bio-social
Subjects:1. Frameworks for Research and Research Designs > 1.8 Longitudinal Research
5. Quantitative Data Handling and Data Analysis > 5.7 Longitudinal Data Analysis
ID Code:2310
Deposited By: PATH User
Deposited On:25 Jun 2012 12:00
Last Modified:03 Oct 2012 11:07

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