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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


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


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