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 Integrating Psychosocial Factors with Biology: The Role of Protective Factors in Trajectories of Health and Aging

Teresa E. Seeman

in Interdisciplinary Research: Case Studies from Health and Social Science

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195324273
eISBN:
9780199893966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324273.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents an interdisciplinary study on the physiological mechanisms through which the sociocultural and socioeconomic environments, as well as personal social and psychological ... More


Explanations for Offending

Terence P. Thornberry, Peggy C. Giordano, Christopher Uggen, Mauri Matsuda, Ann S. Masten, Erik Bulten, and Andrea G. Donker

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the current theoretical models that have been developed to explain criminal offending during the transition years between adolescence and adulthood. The chapter first ... More


Theoretical Perspectives

Wendy B. Smith

in Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195375596
eISBN:
9780199893355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375596.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 2 introduces the reader to theoretical perspectives which provide the framework for the book and inform all subsequent chapters. Dynamic nonlinear systems theory, based on general systems ... More


The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience

Perry N. Halkitis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199944972
eISBN:
9780199352470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944972.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book documents the lived experiences of HIV-positive gay men who are presently middle aged, long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. Through the use of ethnography and life history interviews, the book ... More


The Physiology of Sexist and Racist Oppression

Shannon Sullivan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190250607
eISBN:
9780190250638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250607.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

While gender and race often are considered socially constructed, this book argues that they are physiologically constituted through the biopsychosocial effects of sexism and racism. Examining a ... More


Theoretical and Developmental Considerations

Barry M. Wagner

in Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112504
eISBN:
9780300156362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112504.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines theoretical models of suicide and nonfatal suicidal behaviors. The models of suicidal behavior include sociological, psychological, biological, family, and biopsychosocial ... More


Human Biological Development and Peace: Genes, Brains, Safety, and Justice

Barak Morgan, Diane Sunar, C. Sue Carter, James F. Leckman, Douglas P. Fry, Eric B. Keverne, Iris-Tatjana Kolassa, Robert Kumsta, and David Olds

in Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027984
eISBN:
9780262321181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027984.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the concept of peace from a biopsychosocial perspective. It reviews available knowledge concerning gene-environment regulatory interactions and their consequences for ... More


The Dominion of Medicine: Bioethics, the Human Sciences, and the Humanities

Jeffrey P. Bishop

in To Fix or to Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479878246
eISBN:
9781479884155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878246.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Bishop locates the early origins of bioethics in theological critiques of reductionist medicine in the works of Joseph Fletcher, Paul Ramsey, and Richard McCormick. He argues that these critiques ... More


Dementia as a disability

Suzanne Cahill

in Dementia and Human Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331377
eISBN:
9781447331391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331377.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter two draws on the extant literature, to deconstruct dementia and to show whilst it has been conventionally described as a biomedical cognitive disorder, dementia can also be contextualised as ... More


Introduction: Sexualities over the Life Course: The Development of a Perspective

John DeLamater and Laura M. Carpenter

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This introductory chapter discusses the importance of studying human sexuality from a life course perspective. Until recently, theory, research, and public policy discussions on sexual topics have ... More


The Capabilities Approach and the social model of mental health

Jan Wallcraft and Kim Hopper

in Madness, distress and the politics of disablement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447314578
eISBN:
9781447314608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314578.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter outlines the Capabilities Approach, developed by Amartya Sen in the 1980s as a more empowering, less paternalistic approach to welfare economics. It argues that, applied to mental ... More


Intimate Partner Violence: A Biopsychosocial, Social Information Processing Perspective

Christopher M. Murphy, Amber E. Q. Norwood, and Gina M. Poole

in Interpersonal Relationships and Health: Social and Clinical Psychological Mechanisms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936632
eISBN:
9780190223250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936632.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with an array of negative health consequences that can include poor general health status, increased health service utilization, stress-related ... More


Social Connectedness at Older Ages and Implications for Health and Well-Being

Linda J. Waite, James Iveniuk, and Edward O. Laumann

in Interpersonal Relationships and Health: Social and Clinical Psychological Mechanisms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936632
eISBN:
9780190223250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936632.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter puts forward an interactive, biopsychosocial model of aging, tested and illustrated through a synthesis of findings from the National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP). Using ... More


Person-Centeredness

J. Donald Boudreau, Eric J. Cassell, and Abraham Fuks

in Physicianship and the Rebirth of Medical Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199370818
eISBN:
9780190874377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199370818.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The historical roots of the term patient-centeredness are presented. The point is made that, although the term possesses considerable rhetorical power, in reality many institutions that wave the ... More


Introduction to Conducting Substance Use Research

Audrey L. Begun and TOM Gregoire

in Conducting Substance Use Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892310
eISBN:
9780190206376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892310.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This introductory chapter places substance use research within the broader contexts of the social work profession and social work research. The chapter directs specific attention to how social work ... More


The theoretical background to arts in health

Daisy Fancourt

in Arts in Health: Designing and researching interventions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198792079
eISBN:
9780191834455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792079.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores how definitions of health have shifted over the past 200 years. It charts the rise of the biomedical model, considering its position in relation to other fields of work, ... More


Biopsychosocial Models of Prosociality: Compassionate Love, Vagal Regulation, and Children’s Altruism

Jonas G. Miller and Paul D. Hastings

in Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family, and Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237790
eISBN:
9780190237806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237790.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Children’s prosocial development is an interplay between parenting and neurobiology. Many aspects of positive parenting that collectively reflect the taking of an attitude and practice of ... More


Depression in the Ill and the Dying

Julian C Hughes

in Depression: Law and Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on depression in ill and dying patients. The symptoms of depression are the same in sick people and in those approaching death as they are in anyone else. While pervasive low ... More


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