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Health and Mental Health

Joy G. Dryfoos and Carol Barkin

in Adolescence: Growing Up in America Today

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179613
eISBN:
9780199847358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179613.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Much of this chapter's information about teenagers' health comes from the annual Health Interview Survey, which reports for the age range twelve–seventeen years old. Adolescents are generally pretty ... More


Further Societal Implications

Lasana T. Harris

in Invisible Mind: Flexible Social Cognition and Dehumanization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035965
eISBN:
9780262339049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035965.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The tenth and concluding chapter revisits the classic equation introduced in the first chapter, and wonders whether the terms in the equation could be further specified. Specifically, it asks whether ... More


Unpacking the placebo response: insights from ethnographic studies of healing

Laurence J. Kirmayer

in Placebo Talks: Modern perspectives on placebos in society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199680702
eISBN:
9780191760679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680702.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter considers the implications of cross-cultural studies of healing for understanding the nature of placebo responding in biomedical contexts. Placebo responses involve positive therapeutic ... More


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