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PsyCap Resiliency: Bouncing Back and Beyond

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

in Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter first provides the historical background on the mainly clinically-oriented work on resiliency. PsyCap resiliency is defined as not only this traditionally recognized ability to bounce ... More


Introduction to Psychological Capital

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

in Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This introductory chapter provides the meaning and overview of psychological capital or PsyCap. After first providing the current perspective and need for PsyCap, attention is given to the ... More


Altruistic Love, Resiliency, Health, and the Role of Medicine

Gregory Fricchione

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/9780195182910.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter reflects on the relationships between attachment, resiliency, altruism, and health within the background of brain evolution and allostasis. It begins by discussing the disconnected ... More


Neighborhood Obituaries, Resilient Communities

Mérida M. Rúa

in A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760268
eISBN:
9780199950256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760268.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Notions of loss, death, and resiliency from the 1960s to the present are brought together in this chapter to examine the effects of urban renewal and gentrification on Puerto Rican residents. It ... More


Justice, Restoration, and Social Work

Nancy P. Kropf

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter introduces the values, ethics, and practices that comprise social work, and examines the profession's rich history of working to improve the lives of individuals and to create a more ... More


Mentoring to Facilitate Resiliency in High-Risk Youth

J. Eric Vance

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

Community mentoring is a rapidly growing movement that affiliates high-risk youth with healthy adult role models from outside their immediate families. This chapter looks at the notion of mentoring, ... More


Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Nicole M. Piemonte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While many commentators have pointed to the lack of compassion and empathy in medicine, their critiques, for the most part, have not considered seriously the deeper philosophical, psychological, and ... More


Pushing Back the Frontiers of Knowledge on Desistance from Crime

Lila Kazemian

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter summarizes current knowledge about desistance, the study of which has moved from event to process analyses based on a combination of social and cognitive factors. It argues that future ... More


Dealing with cancer recurrence

Lidia Schapira

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/9780199238361.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Cancer survivors often describe the period following their initial diagnosis as a time of heightened awareness and worry. Many describe being unable to enjoy the present for fear of recurrent ... More


Invariance

James Woodward

in Making Things Happen: A Theory of Causal Explanation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195155273
eISBN:
9780199835089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155270.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter systematically explores the notion of invariance, which is the key feature that a generalization must possess if it is to figure in causal explanations. A generalization is invariant if ... 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


Risk and Protective Factors Affecting Navajo Women's Drinking Patterns

Joanne McCloskey

in Drinking, Conduct Disorder, and Social Change: Navajo Experiences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195136159
eISBN:
9780199863921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195136159.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Case studies of two alcohol dependent Navajo women and two non-alcohol dependent Navajo women illustrate the risk and protective factors that affect their patterns of alcohol use throughout the life ... More


⋆ The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions

Barbara L. Fredrickson

in The Science of Well-Being

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198567523
eISBN:
9780191693670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567523.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the long-term effect of positive emotions on a person's well-being. A brief history on the research done on positive emotions is reviewed and several trends are identified. ... More


Introduction

Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann, and Stephen McMullin

in Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607210
eISBN:
9780190607241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607210.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Intimate partner violence is a complex, ugly, fear-inducing reality for large numbers of women throughout the world. When violence exists in a relationship, safety is compromised, shame abounds, and ... More


Abusers

Nancy Nason-Clark, Barbara Fisher-Townsend, Catherine Holtmann, and Stephen McMullin

in Religion and Intimate Partner Violence: Understanding the Challenges and Proposing Solutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190607210
eISBN:
9780190607241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607210.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Focusing on data collected from interviews and focus groups with men who have acted abusively, this chapter tells the story of men’s lives by reflecting on their childhood, trouble with the law, ... More


School Partnerships

Polly L. Knowlton Cockett, Janet E. Dyment, Mariona Espinet, and Yu Huang

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how schools that establish rich and sustaining partnerships with local communities enhance opportunities for urban environmental education. It considers “socioecological ... More


Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Angela H. Arthington

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millenniumis a singular source of information on the subject of environmental flows-the quantity, timing, and quality of water flows and regimes ... More


Framing the Study: Tempered Radicals Framework

in Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership: An Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776479
eISBN:
9780804781626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776479.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the literature on the tempered radicals framework. Tempered radicals are individuals who desire to create positive change and who challenge the status quo within ... More


Remaining Resilient

in Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership: An Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776479
eISBN:
9780804781626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776479.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the ways that grassroots leaders remain resilient in the face of costs and risks, and the difficulties in tapping into sources of resiliency. Grassroots faculty and staff ... More


Comparing the Incomparable: Toward a Theory of Crisis Cities

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

in Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter introduces the theoretical frameworks of crisis cities and crisis-driven urbanization that will be deployed throughout the book to understand and explain analogous and divergent ... More


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