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Short Stature and the Relationship to Male Mental Health Status

Elsie Mobbs

in Cognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities of Pediatric Diseases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195342680
eISBN:
9780197562598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195342680.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Growth treatment for human growth failure when its cause is not identified is generally justified by two possible outcome measures: an increase in height ... More


Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Sheri A. Berenbaum

in Cognitive and Behavioral Abnormalities of Pediatric Diseases

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195342680
eISBN:
9780197562598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195342680.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a family of genetic disorders involving enzyme defects in the synthesis of cortisol in the adrenal gland (for ... More


Applications of Flow Cytometry in Animal Reproduction

Duane L. Garner and George E.,Jr. Seidel

in Flow Cytometry for Biotechnology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195183146
eISBN:
9780197561898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195183146.003.0018
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Animals use many highly specialized cells to carry out their reproductive functions. These cells include not only germ-line cells—spermatozoa/oocytes—but ... More


The biology of postpartum psychosis: A hypothetical model

Paola Dazzan

in Perinatal Psychiatry: The legacy of Channi Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0026
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

I had the pleasure of meeting Channi Kumar as a junior psychiatry trainee at the Maudsley Hospital, when I elected to work in his clinical service as part ... More


Risk Reporting

Cristine Russell

in A Field Guide for Science Writers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195174991
eISBN:
9780197562239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195174991.003.0044
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Over the past three decades, the media has bombarded the public with a seemingly endless array of risks, from the familiar to the exotic: hormone ... More


Subfertility

Sambit Mukhopadhyay and Medha Sule (eds)

in Tasks for Part 3 MRCOG Clinical Assessment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198757122
eISBN:
9780191917035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198757122.003.0020
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

This task assesses the following clinical skills: … ● Patient safety ● Communication with patients and their relatives ● Information gathering ● Applied clinical ... More


Risk

Robert Pool

in Beyond Engineering: How Society Shapes Technology

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195107722
eISBN:
9780197561027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195107722.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

In June 1995, speaking to an audience of 250 fellow doctors and medical researchers, Steven Decks described what he hoped would be a breakthrough treatment for AIDS. ... More


Farming Facts

Lisa Kemmerer

in Eating Earth: Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199391844
eISBN:
9780197562994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391844.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Cheap meat, dairy, and eggs are an illusion—we pay for each with depleted forests, polluted freshwater, soil degradation, and climate change. Diet is the most critical ... More


Introduction: Understanding Technology

Robert Pool

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195107722
eISBN:
9780197561027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195107722.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

This is a very different book from the one I began writing four years ago. That happens sometimes, usually when an author doesn't really understand a subject or when ... More


The psychoses of childbearing

Ian Brockington

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199676859
eISBN:
9780191918346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199676859.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

It is 50 years since the late Ralph Paffenbarger (1961) wrote a famous article on ‘the picture puzzle of postpartum psychosis. In order to solve this ... More


The Biology of Integration of Cells into Microscale and Nanoscale Systems

Michael L. Simpson and Timothy E. McKnight

in Cellular Computing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195155396
eISBN:
9780197561942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195155396.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

In chapter 5 we focused on the informational interface between cells and synthetic components of systems. This interface is concerned with facilitating and ... More


Male Reproductive Function

William J. Kovacs

in Textbook of Endocrine Physiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199744121
eISBN:
9780197563045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199744121.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Endocrinology and Diabetes

The testes are the source of both germ cells and hormones essential for male reproductive function. The production of both sperm and steroid hormones is under complex ... More


Understanding the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Using the Women’s Health Initiative Randomized Trials and Observational Study to Improve Inference

Garnet L. Anderson and Ross L. Prentice

in Causality and Psychopathology: Finding the Determinants of Disorders and their Cures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199754649
eISBN:
9780197565650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754649.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Over the last decade, several large-scale randomized trials have reported results that disagreed substantially with the motivating observational studies on ... More


Other Uses: Psychosis, Pregnancy, and Status Epilepticus

Max Fink MD

in Electroconvulsive Therapy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195365740
eISBN:
9780197562604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195365740.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Although ECT was developed as a treatment for schizophrenia, its ease of use, its safety, and the lack of effective treatments for many psychiatric conditions ... More


Organization of the Endocrine System

Sergio R. Ojeda and William J. Kovacs

in Textbook of Endocrine Physiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199744121
eISBN:
9780197563045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199744121.003.0004
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Endocrinology and Diabetes

Multicellular organisms are endowed with coordinating systems that regulate and integrate the function of the different cells composing these organisms. Two main ... More


The Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus

Sergio R. Ojeda

in Textbook of Endocrine Physiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199744121
eISBN:
9780197563045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199744121.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Endocrinology and Diabetes

The hypothalamic-pituitary complex represents the core of the neuroendocrine system. The hypothalamus is composed of a diversity of neurosecretory cells arranged in ... More


How Do Stress, Sleep, Hormones, and the Immune System Interact and Relate to Fibromyalgia?

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

In medical school, students learn about the human body by organ system. They spend a few weeks on the heart, then the lung, followed by the ... More


Generalized Complaints

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome rather than a disease, and as such has a variety of features. Any part of the body can be involved, especially when fibromyalgia ... More


Tingles, Shocks, Wires, and Neurologic Complaints

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

Even though headaches, sleep disorders, cognitive impairment, burning, numbness, and tingling are potentially debilitating features of fibromyalgia, very ... More


Drugs that are Useful in Selected Fibromyalgia Patients

Daniel J. Wallace and Janice Brock Wallace

in All About Fibromyalgia: A Guide for Patients and their Families

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147537
eISBN:
9780197561843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147537.003.0033
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Rheumatology

Doctors often prescribe drugs for fibromyalgia patients with distinct manifestations associated with the disorder such as tension headache, chronic ... More


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