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Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Stephen G. Post (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Does a kindly, charitable interest in others have health benefits for the agent, particularly when coupled with helping behaviours? Although the answer remains unclear, researchers have established ... More


Dance and Health: Exploring Interactions and Implications

Cynthia Quiroga Murcia and Gunter Kreutz

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

Dancing has been associated with healing processes and care-giving since early times, but only in recent years has there been a growing and increased interest in the systematic research of its health ... More


Motivational mismatch: evolved motives as the source of—and solution to—global public health problems

Valerie Curtis and Robert Aunger

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

While public health in most countries of the world is better now than it has ever been, a huge burden of preventable disease still remains: our behaviour does not seem to match our knowledge. In this ... More


Incentives in the Modification and Cessation of Cigarette Smoking

Edwin B. Fisher, Leonard Green, Amanda L. Calvert, and Russell E. Glasgow

in Associative Learning and Conditioning Theory: Human and Non-Human Applications

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735969
eISBN:
9780199894529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735969.003.0100
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews research on the effectiveness of incentives in general health promotion, and in interventions for smoking and other drug addictions in particular. Consistent with basic ... More


Rational and Irrational Beliefs: Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice

Daniel David, Steven Lynn, and Albert Ellis (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195182231
eISBN:
9780199870684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182231.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In this book leading scholars, researchers, and practitioners of rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and other cognitive-behavioral therapies (CBTs) share their perspectives and empirical ... More


The Role of the Health Sector in Early Childhood Development

Patrice L. Engle, Mary E. Young, and Giorgio Tamburlini

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The health sector plays a critical role in early childhood development (ECD), defined by the global goals of supporting child well-being, reaching the youngest children, and advancing other goals of ... More


Gay Men’s Health and the Theory of Cultural Resilience

Amy L. Herrick, Mark S. Friedman, and Ron Stall

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores health disparities among men who identify as gay, bisexual, queer, same gender loving, or some other sexual minority term, as well as men who engage in same-sex sexual behavior. ... More


My iPod, YouTube, and our playlists: Connections made in and beyond therapy

Carmen Cheong-Clinch

in Handbook of Music, Adolescents, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198808992
eISBN:
9780191846694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808992.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter will outline young people’s music listening engagement, particularly those who have mental illness, who are often seen to be isolated and disengaged from school and everyday life. Their ... More


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