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Habilitation, Health, and Agency: A Framework for Basic Justice

Lawrence C. Becker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917549
eISBN:
9780199950454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book introduces an unconventional set of background ideas for future philosophical work on normative theories of basic justice. The organizing concept is habilitation–the process of equipping a ... More


Altruistic Love and Physical Health

Harold G. Koenig

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0028
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter examines the associations between altruistic or unconditional love and physical health. It looks at the mind–body relationship and reviews recent research on the effects of negative ... More


Does Volunteering Foster Physical Health and Longevity?

Doug Oman

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter offers a scientific perspective and reviews available evidence on how volunteering affects health and longevity. It focuses on formal volunteer work — performed through a school, ... More


Do Generative Adolescents Become Healthy Older Adults?

Paul Wink and Michele Dillon

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter focuses on four questions critical to understanding the long-term connection between generativity and health. First, it examines whether adolescents who manifest generative behaviour in ... More


Mental and Physical Health Functioning

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Based on alumni interviews, this chapter reports on the mental and physical health functioning of alumni, thus providing more empirical data about the short-term and long-term functioning of ... More


Health and Well-Being

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents the extensive and growing body of research linking negative physical and psychological health outcomes to exposure to mobbing and other abusive workplace behaviors. A ... More


Health and Maintenance of Intellectual Functioning

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the effects of health on the maintenance of intellectual functioning, the role of health behaviors, the effects of cognitive abilities as predictors of physical health, ... More


Generativity: A Form of Unconditional Love

George E. Vaillant

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter uses the Study of Adult Development — Harvard Medical School's sixty-year prospective study of the lives of college and inner-city men — to answer two questions about generativity. ... More


Health and labour market disadvantage: unemployment, non-employment, and job insecurity

Michael Marmot and Richard G. Wilkinson

in Social Determinants of Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198565895
eISBN:
9780191723988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565895.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter assembles evidence on the implications for population health of early 21st-century labour market conditions in industrialized nations. It takes an approach informed by the most recent ... More


Adult outcomes and integration into society

Chris Stinton and Patricia Howlin

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0036
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of outcomes in adult life for individuals with Williams syndrome (WS), focusing on areas such as physical and mental health, social outcomes, and cognitive and ... More


A new agenda for social work: tackling inequalities in physical health

McLeod Eileen, Bywaters Paul, Beresford Peter, Croft Suzy, and Drakeford Mark

in Challenging health inequalities: From Acheson to choosing health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348999
eISBN:
9781447301646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348999.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the role of social work in reducing physical health inequalities in Great Britain. It explains that inequalities in physical health should be on the agenda of social work ... More


Psychosocial Stress, Social Networks, and Susceptibility to Infection

SHELDON COHEN

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/9780195143607.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

During the past several decades, support has grown for the premise that psychological and social factors can influence physical health. This includes evidence that enduring stressful life events and ... More


“A Soul-Searing Process”: Trauma in the Civil Service

Landon R. Y. Storrs

in The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153964
eISBN:
9781400845255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153964.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at private letters and other unpublished sources about defendants other than the Keyserlings to recapture the subjective experience of being investigated, not as an exercise in ... More


Positive Psychological States and Biological Processes

Carissa A. Low, Julienne E. Bower, Judith T. Moskowitz, and Elissa S. Epel

in Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195373585
eISBN:
9780199893263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Mounting scientific evidence indicates that positive psychological states are reflected in biological processes, objective physical health, and mortality. This chapter examines the mechanisms through ... More


Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

Bert N. Uchino

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102185
eISBN:
9780300127980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102185.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book examines the effect of social relationships on physical health. It surveys and assesses the research which shows not only that supportive relationships protect us from a multitude of mental ... More


Urban Ecology and Human Health

Konstantinos Tzoulas and Kim Greening

in Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.003.0032
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Contact with nature is a determinant of health. In order to promote the health benefits of contact with nature in cities the design, management, and maintenance of urban green space require ... More


Social and economic trajectories and women’s health

Mel Bartley, Amanda Sacker, and Ingrid Schoon

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes some of the complexity and change in women's lives, and proposes an approach to the study of socioeconomic and psychosocial pathways through the life course, as precursors of ... More


Protected Rights And Interests

Cees Van Dam

in European Tort Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199672264
eISBN:
9780191751288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199672264.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, EU Law

This chapter discusses the rights and interests protected by tort law. It is organized as follows. Section B considers the protection of the person, particularly his life, physical integrity, mental ... More


Positive Affect: A Pathway to Better Physical Health

Sarah D. Pressman and Stephanie L. Bowlin

in Positive Emotion: Integrating the Light Sides and Dark Sides

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926725
eISBN:
9780199394531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926725.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Medical research has long focused almost exclusively on the detrimental impact of negative affect (e.g., hostility, stress, depression), ignoring the possibility that positive affect might play a ... More


Music, business, and health

Adrian C. North and David J. Hargreaves

in The Social and Applied Psychology of Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567424
eISBN:
9780191693656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567424.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter discusses the impact of music to the economy and the music industry itself. The chapter describes research in the line of psychology, economics, and sociology regarding how the music ... More


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