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Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

David M. Williams, Ryan E. Rhodes, and Mark T. Conner (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190499037
eISBN:
9780190881375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190499037.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

In the last twenty to thirty years, research on affective determinants of health behavior has proliferated. For the first time, this burgeoning area of research is reviewed and discussed in a single ... More

Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic RelaNew Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela: New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Otto F. Kernberg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101805
eISBN:
9780300128383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101805.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book presents thoughts on the latest psychodynamic developments and insights related to treatment of severe personality disorders. Dividing discussions into two sections—one on psychopathology ... More

Altruism and HealthPerspectives from Empirical Research

Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Stephen G. Post (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Does a kindly, charitable interest in others have health benefits for the agent, particularly when coupled with helping behaviours? Although the answer remains unclear, researchers have established ... More

Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better DecisionsEnvisioning Health Care 2020

Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Gerd Gigerenzer and J.A. Muir Gray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Contrary to popular opinion, one of the main problems in providing uniformly excellent health care is not lack of money but lack of knowledge—on the part of both doctors and patients. The studies in ... More

Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Many international development efforts have been limited because they are elaborated as exclusively economic projects. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen argues, however, that combating poverty requires ... More

Brief Dynamic Interpersonal TherapyA Clinician's Guide

Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy: A Clinician's Guide

Alessandra Lemma, Mary Target, and Peter Fonagy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199602452
eISBN:
9780191729232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602452.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology

Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) is a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy developed for the treatment of mood disorders. It is being rolled out as part of the Improving Access to Psychological ... More

Designing Positive PsychologyTaking Stock and Moving Forward

Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Kennon M. Sheldon, Todd B. Kashdan, and Michael F. Steger (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195373585
eISBN:
9780199893263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Positive psychology exploded into public consciousness ten years ago and has continued to capture attention around the world ever since. The movement promised to study positive human nature, using ... More

EmbodiedThe psychology of physical sensation

Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Christopher Eccleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book examines the ten neglected bodily senses that are rarely discussed. We grow up thinking there are five senses, but we forget about the ten neglected senses of the body that structure and ... More

Fountain HouseCreating Community in Mental Health Practice

Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth Dudek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Often people with mental illness feel alone in society, with no place to go and little hope. Their isolation can be further perpetuated through typical approaches to treatment, such as case ... More

Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Jeffrey J. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This book seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the research done in sport and exercise psychology with individuals with disabilities. Research from diverse academic disciplines such as ... More

Modernizing SexualityU.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Anne Esacove

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Stepping outside of the normal boundaries of HIV scholarship, Modernizing Sexuality shows how Western idealizations of normative sexuality and the power of modernity come together in U.S. prevention ... More

Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Pain

Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Pain

Paul Karoly and Geert Crombez (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190627898
eISBN:
9780190627928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627898.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This edited volume is the first to present a cohesive account of adaptation to chronic pain from a motivational perspective. Across the 15 chapters, scholars from diverse domains of psychology ... More

Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery

Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery

Michael J. Silverman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735366
eISBN:
9780191802249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735366.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

The overarching purpose of this text is to focus on a cognitive behavioral and psychoeducational music therapy approach to illness management and recovery with adult psychiatric consumers specific to ... More

Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Raymond MacDonald, Gunter Kreutz, and Laura Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

The great saxophonist Charlie Parker once proclaimed ‘if you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn’. This quote has often been used to explain the hedonistic lifestyle of many jazz greats, ... More

On Behalf of OthersThe Psychology of Care in a Global World

On Behalf of Others: The Psychology of Care in a Global World

Sarah Scuzzarello, Catarine Kinnvall, and Kristen R. Monroe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385557
eISBN:
9780199864669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385557.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

What are the critical issues underlying the psychology of ethics and care in a global world? This exciting volume argues that globalization, multiculturalism, and group conflict must be ... More

The Origins of Schizophrenia

The Origins of Schizophrenia

Alan Brown and Paul Patterson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151245
eISBN:
9780231521925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151245.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book synthesizes key findings on a devastating mental disorder that has been increasingly studied over the past decade: namely, schizophrenia. Advances in epidemiology, translational ... More

Perceptual Consequences of Cochlear Damage

Perceptual Consequences of Cochlear Damage

Brian C. J. Moore

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523307
eISBN:
9780191712456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523307.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Over the last twenty years there has been a revolution in our understanding of the mechanisms of sound analysis in the normal cochlea. Along with this, the mechanisms associated with cochlear hearing ... More

Psychophysiological Recording

Psychophysiological Recording

Robert M. Stern, William J. Ray, and Karen S. Quigley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195113594
eISBN:
9780199846962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113594.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This text contains a revised edition of a book on psychophysiological recording. The book includes information on the most up-to-date equipment used today to do brain scanning and discusses other ... More

Retirement and the Hidden EpidemicThe Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse  and What To Do About It

Retirement and the Hidden Epidemic: The Complex Link Between Aging, Work Disengagement, and Substance Misuse and What To Do About It

Peter A. Bamberger and Samuel B. Bacharach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199374120
eISBN:
9780190216894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374120.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Substance misuse among older adults in the United States is a major hidden health threat, with broad implications for the welfare and quality of life of those misusing alcohol and drugs, as well as ... More

Silent ScourgeChildren, Pollution, and Why Scientists Disagree

Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution, and Why Scientists Disagree

Colleen F. Moore

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153910
eISBN:
9780199846986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153910.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

How does pollution impact our daily quality of life? What are the effects of pollution on children's development? Why do industry and environmental experts disagree about what levels of pollutants ... More

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