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Conclusion

JIMMY YU

in Sanctity and Self-Inflicted Violence in Chinese Religions, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844906
eISBN:
9780199949564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844906.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is the conclusion of the book. It summarizes each chapter of the book and argues for a more nuanced understanding of Chinese religions.


Confessional Experiences: Giving Life and Controlling Death

Steven Heine

in Opening a Mountain: Koans of the Zen Masters

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195135862
eISBN:
9780199834297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195135865.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This section includes cases that depict a spiritual transformation through the experiences of confession or repentance, including the extreme example of self‐mutilation, as well as the realm beyond ... More


Spiritualized Symptoms

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The practices of and circumstances conducive to mysticism are considered in their relation to psychopathology. The discussion begins with consideration of the relation between Rose and her mother, ... More


Escaping the Front: Desertion, Dissembling, and Defection

Matthews James

in Reluctant Warriors: Republican Popular Army and Nationalist Army Conscripts in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655748
eISBN:
9780199949953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655748.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines serious breaches of discipline in both Nationalist and Republican armies. These threatened their systems of recruitment and their capacity to retain conscripted men within the ... More


Teenage Suicide Notes: An Ethnography of Self-Harm

Terry Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177900
eISBN:
9780231542500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177900.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

"Picturing myself dying in a way I choose myself seems so comforting, healing and heroic. I'd look at my wrists, watch the blood seeping, and be a spectator in my last act of self-determination. By ... More


Effective Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Self-Mutilation

Katherine Shepard, Tamara DeHay, and Brooke Hersh

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The expression of self-mutilation behaviors (SMBs) in children and adolescents is a frightening and, in some ways, puzzling phenomenon. SMB has been defined as the direct, deliberate, and repetitive ... More


Sanctity and Self-Inflicted Violence in Chinese Religions, 1500-1700

Jimmy Yu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844906
eISBN:
9780199949564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844906.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Self-inflicted violence in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries was a constituent and sanctioned aspect of the Chinese cultural life. As a category, self-inflicted violence allows us to see ... More


Useful members of society or motiveless malingerers? Occupation and malingering in British asylum psychiatry, 1870–1914

Sarah Chaney

in Work, Psychiatry and Society, C. 1750-2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097690
eISBN:
9781526104465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097690.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the value placed on occupation as a measure of individual worth at the turn of the twentieth century. Within the asylum, providing residents with daily tasks was designed to ... More


Kāḷi in a Context of Terror: The Tasks of a Goddess in Sri Lanka's Civil War

Rachel Fell McDermott and Jeffrey J. Kripal

in Encountering Kālī: In the Margins, at the Center, in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232396
eISBN:
9780520928176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232396.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

On the east coast of Sri Lanka, the number of participants in devotionalism to local, territorial forms of the Goddess has increased dramatically during recent years. Kālī's magnetism is, however, ... More


The Fighter: Enoch

Terry Williams

in Teenage Suicide Notes: An Ethnography of Self-Harm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177900
eISBN:
9780231542500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177900.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Enoch, a rural kid involved in blood-letting rituals with his girl friend; after several years of cutting and self-mutilation decided to use his journal as a writing cure, where his writing became ... More


Motivation from Control: A Response Selection Framework

Noam Karsh and Baruch Eitam

in The Sense of Agency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190267278
eISBN:
9780190267308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267278.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses motivation stemming from being a causal agent and its underlying mechanisms. It first reviews theories and findings from experimental psychology and neuroscience with the goal ... More


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