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1 Silva, Phil A. (editor) ; Stanton, Warren (editor) From Child to Adult: The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study
Auckland Oxford University Press (1998) 0195583604 / 9780195583601 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Some rubbing to tail end of spine. Fading to dust-jacket spine. A 1" tear to front panel of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; First printing. This copy inscribed by one of the editors, Phil A. Silva, on front endpaper "To [. . .], With best wishes / Phil A. Silva / 24 April, 1998". xii, 340 pages. Blue boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 228 x 153mm. "The DMHDS is an ongoing longitudinal study of the health and development of 1037 babies born in Dunedin between 1/4/1972 and 31/3/1973. The study has been productive; more than 500 publications have appeared, over half in referenced journals published in New Zealand, North America, and the UK. This book offers a description of the overall study and the methods used, and presents selected results in a reasonably non-technical way. The children were studied at birth and then followed up at age 3, every year until 15, then at 18 and 21. It is intended for doctors, nurses, teachers, and psychologists and general readers who are interested in the health and development of children and adolescents." Contents:1: Phil Silva: An Introduction to the Study. 2: Phil Silva: Some Aspects of Health and Development in the Early Years. 3: Avshalom Caspi, Allan Harkness, Terrie E Moffit, Phil Silva: Continuity and Change in Human Development: Lessons We Have Learned From the Study of Intellectual Performance. 4: M R Sears, E M Flannery, G P Herbison, M D Holdaway: Asthma. 5: Ian St George, Sheila Williams: How High Blood Pressure Tracks Through Childhood. 6: Janet Gafford, Phil Silva, John D Langley: Injuries. 7: Ian Stewart, Phil Silva: Otitis Media With Effusion. 8: R Harvey Brown: The Dental Section of the Study. 9: Rob McGee, Michael Feehan, Sheila Williams: Mental Health. 10: Terrie Moffit, Hona Lee Harrington: Delinquency Across Development: The Natural History of Antisocial Behaviour. 11: Warren Stanton: Progression in the Use of Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drugs. 12: Sally Caswell: Growiwng Up and Learning About Drinking: Children in Dunedin in the 1980s. 13: Nigel Dickson: Sexual Behaviour in Late Adolescence. 14: Shiela Williams, Rob McGee: Adolescents' Views of Their Strengths. 15: Jan Pryor, Lianne Woodward: Families and Parenting. 16: Phil Silva: The Future of the Study. 
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