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The Link Between Religion and Health: Psychoneuroimmunology and the Faith Factor

Harold G. Koenig and Harvey J. Cohen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195143607
eISBN:
9780199893256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143607.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book presents new medical research establishing a connection between religion and health and examines the implications for Eastern and Western religious traditions and for society and culture. ... More


The neuropsychology of endocrine disorders

David M. Erlanger, Geoffrey Tremont, and Jennifer Duncan Davis

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.30
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

A basic understanding of how endocrine dysfunction affects the central nervous system is important for a majority of cases referred for assessment by clinical neuropsychologists. Beyond playing a ... More


Psychoneuroendocrine Research on Music and Health: An Overview

Gunter Kreutz, Cynthia Quiroga Murcia, and Stephan Bongard

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0030
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter examines the influences of musical activities such as listening, singing, or dancing on the endocrine system. The underlying assumption is that psychological processes associated with ... More


Endocrine Disruptors, Brain, and Behavior

Heather B. Patisaul and Scott M. Belcher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199935734
eISBN:
9780190678524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199935734.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Behavioural Neuroendocrinology

Hormones play a foundational role in the sex-specific organization of the brain and, consequently, the complex behaviors they coordinate. Our world and bodies are becoming increasingly polluted with ... More


Psychosocial Interventions and Prognosis in Cancer

DAVID SPIEGEL and FAWZY I. FAWZY

in The Link Between Religion and Health: Psychoneuroimmunology and the Faith Factor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195143607
eISBN:
9780199893256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143607.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter explores the effects that psychosocial interventions can have on cancer prognosis. The results of major studies that examined the impact of psychosocial and behavioral interventions on ... More


Regulation of Blood Pressure

Kevin T. Larkin

in Stress and Hypertension: Examining the Relation between Psychological Stress and High Blood Pressure

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106442
eISBN:
9780300128864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106442.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the structure and function of the various components of the circulatory system that regulate blood pressure. It first describes how local body tissues regulate blood pressure ... More


Losing Our Minds: Effects of Chemical Pollution on the Intellectual Capacity and Mental Health of Future Generations

Barbara Demeneix

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199917518
eISBN:
9780190232382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917518.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Behavioural Neuroendocrinology

There is a global acceleration in the incidence of neurodevelopmental disorders. Numbers of children affected by an autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in the United States has reached 1 in 88 (1 in 56 ... More


Responses to Natural Perturbations: Tempests—Weather and Climate Events

L. Michael Romero and John C. Wingfield

in Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and People: Stress in Wild Animals and How They Cope

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195366693
eISBN:
9780190456993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366693.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Weather has profound influences on behavior and facultative physiological and endocrine mechanisms have evolved to cope with this type of environmental perturbation. Other factors, such as territory ... More


Global Change: Consequences of Human Disturbance

L. Michael Romero and John C. Wingfield

in Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and People: Stress in Wild Animals and How They Cope

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195366693
eISBN:
9780190456993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366693.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter asks whether human activities and human-induced changes to the environment are interpreted as stressors by wildlife. The answer is a resounding yes, but with many caveats. Some changes ... More


The Chemical Landscape

Heather B. Patisaul and Scott M. Belcher

in Endocrine Disruptors, Brain, and Behavior

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199935734
eISBN:
9780190678524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199935734.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Behavioural Neuroendocrinology

This introductory chapter aims to provide an initial overview of the connections between current trends of increasing prevalence of behavioral disorders in children, which persist through adulthood, ... More


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