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The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Duana Fullwiley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the 1980s, a research team led by Parisian scientists identified several unique DNA sequences, or haplotypes, linked to sickle cell anemia in African populations. After casual observations of how ... More


Facilitating Women's Development through the Illness of Cancer: Depression, Self-Silencing, and Self-Care

Mary Sormanti

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the role of self-silencing in women's experiences of coping with cancer. It discusses various relevant psychosocial factors, including emotional distress, quality of life, and ... More


Silencing the Heart: Women in Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease

Maria I. Medved

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines how women who are in support groups after myocardial heart infarction are silenced by approaches to treatment that are derived solely from men's experiences with heart disease. ... More


Hagiographies Unbound

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the hagiographies of friends of God enable manifold readings that enable different forms of attachment to Islamic discourses of ethical self-care and spiritual wayfaring. On ... More


Narcissism in Emotion

David Pugmire

in Sound Sentiments: Integrity in the Emotions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276899
eISBN:
9780191602689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276897.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Is emotion a form of concern with things as they affect my well-being (and thus instrumental in this sense)? Many philosophers think it is, and emotion does have ways of becoming markedly ... More


Foucault's Critical Ethics

Richard A. Lynch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The central thesis of this book is that Michel Foucault’s account of power does not foreclose the possibility of ethics; on the contrary, it provides a framework within which ethics becomes possible. ... More


Spiritual Care: Compassion and Service to Others

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of compassion and service in providing spiritual care in the palliative care sector, describing the cases of 85-year-old Miles, Estelle, and Itny. It also ... More


On Becoming a Psychotherapist: The Personal and Professional Journey

Robert H. Klein, Harold S. Bernard, and Victor L. Schermer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199736393
eISBN:
9780199894574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736393.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

How does someone become a psychotherapist? What sort of education and training, life experiences, and professional experiences are necessary to become a competent psychotherapist? Do certain ... More


The Water Cure: 1846–1848

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Harriet Beecher Stowe's religious conversion of 1843 was paralleled in 1846 by a secular conversion to the water cure. Both were informed by the millennial hope of a perfect world, ... More


Caring for ourselves? Self-care and neoliberalism

Lizzie Ward

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Caring for ourselves informs of our species activity. Over recent years the concept of ‘self-care’ has been mobilized by policy makers and governments in the deepening of neoliberal objectives to ... More


Conclusions: A Phase-Specific Model for Psychotherapist Development

Robert H. Klein, Harold S. Bernard, and Victor L. Schermer

in On Becoming a Psychotherapist: The Personal and Professional Journey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199736393
eISBN:
9780199894574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736393.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter proposes a generic, comprehensive, phase-specific schema or framework that can be used to think about psychotherapist development. To accomplish this task, it attempts to integrate ... More


I Told Him to Go On: Enduring Cold Harbor

Kathryn Shively Meier

in Cold Harbor To the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625331
eISBN:
9781469625355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625331.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kathryn Shively Meier examines Union and Confederate soldiers in her essay. The battle of Cold Harbor famously has been described as “not war” but “murder.” Veterans and historians alike have ... More


Care Needs and Care Dependency

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In order to supply adequate and appropriate services for older persons, it is useful to identify their needs. This chapter introduces the concept of care dependency, which is defined as the need to ... More


Care Dependency and Unmet Needs: Prevalence and Contributing Factors

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Care dependency is a perceived need for help with regard to self-care activities. The Care Dependency Scale (CDS) was designed to assess these needs. This chapter explores care needs among older ... More


Melancholic Habits: Burton's Anatomy & the Mind Sciences

Jennifer Radden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199348190
eISBN:
9780199348213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

To find a coherent account of normal and abnormal psychology from within Burton’s religious presuppositions and humoral explanations requires selection and interpretation. This reading highlights ... More


First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Charles Figley, Peter Huggard, and Charlotte Rees

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Doctors are often accused of playing god because they must make life-and-death decisions. Professional ethics and standards of care require physicians to keep secrets; they must live with the ... More


Giving Back

Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim

in Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768976
eISBN:
9780814771983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768976.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how adult children of Korean immigrants in their twenties, thirties, and forties are navigating and remembering their parents' traumatic, war-inflected pre-migration histories. ... More


Our Bodies in the World

Becky Thompson

in Teaching with Tenderness: Toward an Embodied Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041167
eISBN:
9780252099731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041167.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

What might bringing tenderness into the world look like? Student activism and willingness to explore historical memory from their own families often illuminate lived examples of tenderness. The life ... More


Caring

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, the author talks about the kind of caring provided by nurses to patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). He begins by discussing how nursing as a profession has tried to separate ... More


Overcopers: Medical Doctor Vulnerability to Compassion Fatigue

Anna Baranowsky and Douglas Schmidt

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In this chapter we reflect on the role of physicians, the pressures they endure, potential negative outcomes, and a promising treatment for encouraging self-awareness and self-care. We conceptualize ... More


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