Growth and Development Across the Lifespan, A Health Promotion Focus

Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

A Health Promotion Focus

By Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, Associate Professor, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, and Trauma Nursing, Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA; and Heidi Jaclin Hartston, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Stanford University Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


Chapter 1 Healthy People 2010
Chapter 2 Government Influences on Health Care
Chapter 3 The Influence of Family on Developing a Lifestyle
Chapter 4 Theories of Development
Chapter 5 Prenatal Influences on Healthy Development
Chapter 6 The Infant
Chapter 7 Early Childhood
Chapter 8 Middle Childhood
Chapter 9 Adolescence
Chapter 10 Young Adulthood
Chapter 11 Middle Adulthood
Chapter 12 Late Adulthood
Chapter 13 Geriatrics: Advanced Old-Age
Chapter 14 Planning for the End of a Generation
Chapter 15 Bereavement

Appendix A: Immunization Schedules.
(1) Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, United States, 2002-2003
(2) Recommended Immunizations for Adults with Medical Conditions, United States, 2002-2003
Appendix B: Paradigm of Cultural Influence Across the Lifespan