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Depression and psychological distress: a life course perspective

Barbara Maughan

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/9780192632890.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Biological, psychological, and social factors contribute to risk for depressive disorders. Understanding how they combine, their relative salience at different stages in the life course, and why ... More


Musculoskeletal Disorders

Thomas Läubli and Craig Karpilow

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Musculoskeletal disorders are a very common and distinct form of injuries affecting the musculoskeletal system in that they develop over a period of time with repeated strain, usually due to adverse ... More


Becoming a Trader

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

in Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

Becoming a trader does not mean that one has to be familiarized with merely one body of fixed knowledge. Traders are exposed to various intensive experiences that may or may not involve powerful ... More


Individual Differences and Essential Hypertension: Psychological and Social Factors

Kevin T. Larkin

in Stress and Hypertension: Examining the Relation between Psychological Stress and High Blood Pressure

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106442
eISBN:
9780300128864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106442.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter evaluates the psychological and social factors that may influence the stress–hypertension relation. The psychological factors include negative affect, suppressed hostility, emotional ... More


What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars

Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164689
eISBN:
9780231535236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164689.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The author's meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all—his fortune, his reputation, and his job—in one fatal ... More


RATIONALITY AND SCIENCE

Paul. Thagard

in The Oxford Handbook of Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195145397
eISBN:
9780199752393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145399.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Thagard provides a review and assessment of central aspects of rationality in science, dealing first with the traditional question: What is the nature of the reasoning by which individual scientists ... More


Towards an integrative theory of homelessness and rough sleeping

Nick Maguire

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers some of the main psychological factors theorised to cause and maintain homelessness, with an eye towards developing an integrative theory of homelessness and rough sleeping. It ... More


Denial

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the coping mechanism of a terminally ill person which is denial. There are moments in the lives of many people when doctors feel obliged to give them bad news. No clear ... More


Explaining vulnerability to risk and harm

Alfredas Laurinavičius, Rita Žukauskienė, and Laura Ustinavičiūtė

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0023
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter investigates the socio-demographic and psychological factors associated with two types of online risk (bullying and sexual images) and harm, resulting from encountering these online ... More


The Aetiology of Depression

Theodoros Bargiotas

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/9780198801900.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the aetiology of depression. It begins with an overview of reasons why the aetiology of depression has been and still is difficult to define, including its heterogeneity and ... More


Who Believes AIDS Conspiracy Theories and Why Leadership Matters

Nicoli Nattrass

in The AIDS Conspiracy: Science Fights Back

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149136
eISBN:
9780231520256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149136.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how conspiracy theories about AIDS acquire social traction. In South Africa, race and gender differences are key determinants of conspiracy theories, with black African people ... More


Obstacles to Sustainability

Randall Curren and Ellen Metzger

in Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262036009
eISBN:
9780262339100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036009.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter identifies a variety of human obstacles to achieving sustainability, and in doing so provides a deeper understanding of the challenges of sustainability, and the means by which these ... More


Youth Unemployment and the Illicit Economy

Martín Sánchez-Jankowski

in Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on factors that led youth to initially participate in the illicit economy, stay involved, or decide to leave. Part of the cultural landscape that directly applies to employment ... More


All in a Day’s Work: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Sharon S. Oselin

in Leaving Prostitution: Getting Out and Staying Out of Sex Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785881
eISBN:
9780814770726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785881.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses females' entrance into prostitution. Studies suggest that this process involves a combination of psychological factors (i.e., alienation and feelings of worthlessness) and ... More


Getting Out: Remaining Out of Sex Work

Sharon S. Oselin

in Leaving Prostitution: Getting Out and Staying Out of Sex Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785881
eISBN:
9780814770726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785881.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This concluding chapter recapitulates the personal, social, economic, and legal challenges female street prostitutes face, which can hamper their efforts to leave the trade. Despite these obstacles, ... More


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