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Expertise-Centered Behaviors: How Knowledge Changes Organizations and How to Know When It's There

Laura Evans

in Power from Powerlessness: Tribal Governments, Institutional Niches, and American Federalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199742745
eISBN:
9780199895052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742745.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the particular types of expertise that tribes have built as a result. Specifically, the chapter details how knowledge changes organizations and how it alters political ... More


Working with Special Populations

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

in Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses common but challenging situations that have been encountered in providing group treatment for domestic violence offenders. It focuses on the special characteristics of the ... More


Weaselly Distinguished, Stoatally Different

Carolyn M. King and Roger A. Powell

in The Natural History of Weasels and Stoats: Ecology, Behavior, and Management

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195322712
eISBN:
9780199894239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322712.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Weasels are the most common and the least known of the world's carnivores. They are both valued as native predators of great beauty and traditional value in their own environments in the northern ... More


No Problem (No Treatment) Diagnosis Resistance

Tanya Stivers

in Prescribing under Pressure: Parent-Physician Conversations and Antibiotics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195311150
eISBN:
9780199870837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311150.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Until the diagnosis phase, covert forms of parent pressure typically work to encourage the physician in a particular diagnostic direction on the basis of parents' own inferences about where the ... More


A Novel Framework for Improving Psychiatric Diagnostic Nosology

Shelly B. Flagel, Daniel S. Pine, Susanne E. Ahmari, Michael B. First, Karl J. Friston, Christoph Mathys, A. David Redish, Katharina Schmack, Jordan W. Smoller, and Anita Thapar

in Computational Psychiatry: New Perspectives on Mental Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035422
eISBN:
9780262337854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035422.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter proposes a new framework for diagnostic nosology based on Bayesian principles. This novel integrative framework builds upon and improves the current diagnostic system in psychiatry. ... More


Genetics and public health: historical perspectives and current challenges and opportunities

Gilbert S. Omenn

in Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the historical paths that have led to the emergence of public health genetics. The importance of anticipating and addressing the social, ethical, and legal ramifications of ... More


Ovarian Cancer

SUSAN E. HANKINSON and KIM N. DANFORTH

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0052
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women in the United States, accounting for 4% of cancer diagnoses, or about 25,400 new cases each year. It is also the fifth-leading cause of ... More


Passing through: narrating patient identities in the colonial hospitals for the insane, 1873–1910

Catharine Coleborne

in Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and institutional confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087240
eISBN:
9781526104250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087240.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyses the many social identity categories produced through official records of the insane in the colonies, using the database of almost 4,000 patients sampled from the two ... More


The last days of life

John Ellershaw

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Women with incurable gynaecological cancer are faced with a complex journey. They may undergo both curative and palliative treatments. They are often subjected to a sense of uncertainty. At one time, ... More


Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving

Arnaud Chevallier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190463908
eISBN:
9780190627447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463908.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving provides a framework and practical tools to help the reader solve problems. In our personal and professional lives, we are required to solve problems ... More


The subject of stress

Kenneth McLaughlin

in Social work, politics and society: From radicalism to orthodoxy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420459
eISBN:
9781447303572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420459.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the subject of stress and views it as a discursive construct rooted in changing sociopolitical conditions. It examines the influence of this discourse on social work, not only ... More


Introduction: A Hospitable Welcome

Arthur W. Frank

in The Renewal of Generosity: Illness, Medicine, and How to Live

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226260150
eISBN:
9780226260259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260259.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter considers fundamental medicine: face-to-face encounters between people who are suffering bodily ills and other people who need both the skills to relieve this suffering and the grace to ... More


Methods

Gavin J. Prideaux

in Systematics and Evolution of the Sthenurine Kangaroos

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098459
eISBN:
9780520916050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098459.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explains the format of this taxonomic review of Sthenurinae, the primary aim of which is to provide diagnostic and detailed descriptive information for each species, focusing on ... More


Biomarkers: Potential and Challenges

Michael Rutter

in Bioprediction, Biomarkers, and Bad Behavior: Scientific, Legal, and Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199844180
eISBN:
9780199369607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844180.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

Biomarkers cannot, in themselves, define the pathophysiology of the conditions for which they are a marker, but, if successful, they could enable a conceptualization that is much closer to the ... More


The power of bureaucracy, market and psychology in citizen–staff encounters

Nanna Mik-Meyer

in The Power of Citizens and Professionals in Welfare Encounters: The Influence of Bureaucracy, Market and Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526110282
eISBN:
9781526128638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110282.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents excerpts from two of the author’s previous empirical studies on welfare encounters. The aim of presenting these empirical analyses is to illustrate how to study the power of ... More


Contested Boundaries: Psychiatry, Disease, and Diagnosis

Charles E. Rosenberg

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Since the 19th century, we have come to think of disease in terms of specific entities--entities defined and legitimated in terms of characteristic somatic mechanisms. Since the last third of that ... More


Diagnosing Schizophrenia

Rachel Miller and Susan E. Mason

in Diagnosis: Schizophrenia, Second Edition, second edition: A Comprehensive Resource for Consumers, Families, and Helping Professionals

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150415
eISBN:
9780231521024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150415.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes the difficulties in diagnosing schizophrenia—a complicated, exhaustive process—to distinguish a patient’s symptoms from other kinds of illnesses. Schizophrenia falls under the ... More


From Social Reform to Technical Management: The Legal Evolution of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how and why the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (EAHCA) and its successor, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), have fallen short of ... More


High Roads and Low Roads to Disability

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how disability diagnoses and parental practices are distributed across different groups of parents and what kinds of arguments about parents' involvement can initially be made ... More


Observation error specifications

G. Desroziers

in Advanced Data Assimilation for Geosciences: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Special Issue, June 2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198723844
eISBN:
9780191791185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723844.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter gives an overview of the specifications of observation errors in data assimilation schemes. In particular, different ways of diagnosing the statistics of these errors are also presented. ... More


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