Networks for Population Function (Persons)

  • Bruce R. Schatz
  • Richard B. BerlinJr.
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


Social Pressures affect Individual Health and Societal Pressures affect Population Health. That is, some life situations are healthier than others and some geographic regions are healthier than others. The Ring structures try to capture these effects on health at different levels.


Social Support Social Network Life Satisfaction Natural Language Processing Social Adjustment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce R. Schatz
    • 1
  • Richard B. BerlinJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical Information Science, Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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