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Concepts and methods of epidemiology

Lieb, R.. (2015) Concepts and methods of epidemiology. In: International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. Amesterdam, pp. 824-831.

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of selected topics in the complex discipline of epidemiology. The aim is to focus the reader's attention to key points of epidemiology, such as definition and scope of epidemiology, criteria for causal inference, measures for morbidity and mortality, study designs, and measures of potential for prevention. Sample calculations help for a better understanding of the presented measures.
Faculties and Departments:07 Faculty of Psychology > Departement Psychologie > Forschungsbereich Klinische Psychologie und Neurowissenschaften > Klinische Psychologie und Epidemiologie (Lieb)
UniBasel Contributors:Lieb, Roselind
Item Type:Book Section, refereed
Book Section Subtype:Further Contribution in a Book
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Publisher:Elsevier
ISBN:978-0-08-097087-5 (E-Book) ; 0-08-097087-7 (E-Book)
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Book item
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