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Haunted by Parents

Leonard Shengold

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116106
eISBN:
9780300134681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116106.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines why some people are resistant to change, even when it seems to promise a change for the better. Drawing on a lifetime of clinical experience as well as wide readings of world ... More


Accent as Archive: Yiddish and Language Biographies

Hannah Pollin-Galay

in Ecologies of Witnessing: Language, Place, and Holocaust Testimony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300226041
eISBN:
9780300235531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226041.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the symbolic valences of the Yiddish language in all three ecologies. As idioms of new life, of reordering, the very sounding of English or Hebrew speech on tape establishes a ... More


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

Kevin T. Larkin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106442
eISBN:
9780300128864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106442.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Does living a stress-filled life lead to elevated blood pressure? And if so, do strategies to manage better stress effectively lower blood pressure? This book examines more than a half-century of ... More


Family Romance, Family Secrets: Case Notes from an American Psychoanalysis, 1912

Elizabeth Lunbeck and Bennett Simon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092141
eISBN:
9780300129281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092141.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book presents an early psychoanalyst's session-by-session notes on a case of hysteria caused by severe sexual trauma and incest, offering a vivid portrait of psychoanalytic practice in the ... More


Models of Stress

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/9780300106442.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses some theoretical perspectives for examining and understanding stress and stress-related disorders. These are categorized into three groups: response theories, stimulus ... 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


The Interpretation of the Transference (with Particular Reference to Merton Gill's Contribution)

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter talks about Merton Gill and the influence of his assessment of the classical ego psychological approaches on the recent trends in American psychoanalysis. It mentions Gill's contribution ... More


Overview and Concluding Remarks

Shawn W. Rosenberg

in The Not So Common Sense: Differences in How People Judge Social and Political Life

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084276
eISBN:
9780300129465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084276.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the implications of present empirical research for social and political analysis. It returns to the larger issues of social psychological theory and the consideration of the ... More


Novels of the 1870s

K. David Jackson

in Machado de Assis: A Literary Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300180824
eISBN:
9780300182644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180824.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Machado created a prose style, consistent from his first to last novels, characterized by an interactive relationship with technique and substance. His early fiction is an inherent part of this ... More


Theoretical and Developmental Considerations

Barry M. Wagner

in Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112504
eISBN:
9780300156362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112504.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines theoretical models of suicide and nonfatal suicidal behaviors. The models of suicidal behavior include sociological, psychological, biological, family, and biopsychosocial ... More


The “Perfect Educational Storm”

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Significant changes in both parenting and teaching over the last half century have serious negative consequences for some children's educational achievement. This historical convergence is termed the ... More


Social Response: Rehabilitation and Retribution

David Brandt

in Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Social responses to juvenile delinquency depend on four variables: the state and jurisdiction in which the offense was committed; the types of programs that are available; the laws affecting juvenile ... More


Psychological Notions of Power

Jonathan Garb

in The Chosen Will Become Herds: Studies in Twentieth-Century Kabbalah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123944
eISBN:
9780300155044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123944.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the psychological perception of power by focusing on R. Yehuda Ha-Levi Leib Ashlag's circle. It explains that Ashlag assigned importance to the political dimension of power, ... More


Imperial Ambition in Free Politics: The Problem of Thucydides' Alcibiades

Robert Faulkner

in The Case for Greatness: Honorable Ambition and Its Critics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123937
eISBN:
9780300150278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123937.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores the lessons and implications that can be derived about grand ambition from Thucydides' Alcibiades. It first gives the context of Alcibiades, from his work as a strategist in the ... More


Eugene Onegin in the Age of Realism

Boris Gasparov

in Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106503
eISBN:
9780300133165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106503.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines Pyotr Ilyich's opera Eugene Onegin, which is based on Alexander Pushkin's novel. It suggests that though there were criticisms on the opera's occasional mishandling of Pushkin's ... More


A Third Front: The Patriots

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter considers the final element of General Wavell's grand plan: providing support for the rebellion in Ethiopia. What this did was to open up a third front in the war for Italian East ... More


At Sea

Lamed Shapiro

in The Cross and Other Jewish Stories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110692
eISBN:
9780300134698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled At Sea. It explains that the story is about is a lyrical tale of immigrant passage in which the narrator is situated within ... More


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