Handbook of Families and Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives presents state-of-the-art summaries of research related to couple, marital, and family influences on health. Editors D. Russell Crane and Elaine S. Marshall, along with a distinguished group of contributors across various disciplines, bring complementary perspectives to a wide range of families and health issues. A major goal of this Handbook is to highlight common issues, concerns, and goals across diverse fields and the benefits of bringing multiple perspectives to these issues. A significant portion of the book is devoted to interventions to improve family health.

Improving Health Through Family Interventions

Improving Health Through Family Interventions

Improving health through family interventions
Thomas L.Campbell

Alarge body of research has demonstrated that families have a powerful influence on physical health, including overall morbidity and mortality (Burman & Margolin, 1992; Campbell, 1986; Campbell & Patterson, 1995; Kiecolt-Glaser & Newton, 2001). Numerous epidemiological studies have demonstrated that ...

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