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Insanity: Murder, Madness, and the Law

Charles Patrick Ewing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326130
eISBN:
9780199893591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326130.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The insanity defense is one of the oldest fixtures of the Anglo-American legal tradition. Though it is available to people charged with virtually any crime, and is often employed without controversy, ... More


Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Edward M. Hundert

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book proposes a unified view of the mind, which integrates the insights of philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists. Through a detailed discussion of major theories from all these, and ... More


Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This volume builds the bridge between books on community practice and on clinical practice, including 33 chapters written by social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, for clinicians making ... More


Depressive States: Kraepelin

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents Emil Kraepelin's discussion of melancholy. Kraepelin is widely acknowledged to be the most influential psychiatrist of his time, his lasting legacy being his system of ... More


Anxiety and Adjustment Disorders

Steven D. Passik, Kenneth L. Kirsh, and Mari Lloyd-Williams

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines issues concerning anxiety and adjustment disorders experienced by patients in palliative care. Several studies have found that patients with advanced cancer often have co-morbid ... More


Patients with Hiv-associated dementia

Mary Ann Cohen and Charles E. Schwartz

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Supportive care for persons with HIV-associated dementia (HAD) presents clinicians, caregivers, families, and loved ones with special biopsychosocial challenges posed by the infectious nature of HIV, ... More


Communicating with children when a parent is dying

Cynthia W Moore, Michele Pengelly, and Paula K Rauch

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0048
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

When a parent with dependent children is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, it is common for a significant part of their distress to be associated with worries about their children. While ... More


Legal Procedure and Medical Intervention

Ruth Harris

in Murders and Madness: Medicine, Law, and Society in the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202592
eISBN:
9780191675430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202592.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Further study of the documents of pre-trial investigation and courtroom reporting shows that the emergence of criminology was tied very much to the way in which professional men interpreted their ... More


Brilliant Corners: Representing the Inner City, from Outside and from Within

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

While social scientists and policy experts wrestled over the relationship between the “ghetto” and the “neighborhood,” a new cadre of cultural workers used representational formats to urge a ... More


Moral Stealth: How "Correct Behavior" Insinuates Itself into Psychotherapeutic Practice

Arnold Goldberg Goldberg

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301204
eISBN:
9780226301365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301365.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

A psychiatrist writes a letter to a journal explaining his decision to marry a former patient. Another psychiatrist confides that most of his friends are ex-patients. Both practitioners felt they had ... More


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