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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

As its name implies, the main characteristics of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are obsessions and/or compulsions. Different types of obsessions and compulsions make OCD a heterogeneous ... More


Panic Disorder With and Without Agoraphobia

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Panic disorder is characterized by two components: recurrent panic attacks and anticipatory anxiety. Panic attacks within panic disorder are not caused by physical illness or certain substances and ... More


SFBT in Action: Eating Disorders

Karrie Slavin and Johnny S. Kim

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy in Schools: A 360-Degree View of the Research and Practice Principles

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190607258
eISBN:
9780190607289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607258.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Eating disorders are one of the most common problems that school social workers encounter with their students. This chapter begins with an overview of eating disorders, including definitional and ... More


Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia)

Vladan Starcevic, MD, PhD

in Anxiety Disorders in Adults: A Clinical Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195369250
eISBN:
9780197562642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195369250.003.0008
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is conceptualized as an excessive and/or unreasonable fear of situations in which the person’s behavior or appearance might be scrutinized and evaluated. This fear is ... More


Cannabinoids, Body Weight, Feeding, and Appetite

Linda A. Parker

in Cannabinoids and the Brain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The endcoannabinoid system is an important regulator of appetite, food preference and body weight. It not only regulates metabolic feeding related hormones (leptin, ghrelin) in the brain and gut, but ... More


The Future and Electrogastrography

Kenneth L. Koch and Robert M. Stern

in Handbook of Electrogastrography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195147889
eISBN:
9780197561850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195147889.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Gastroenterology

The 3-cycles per minute (cpm) gastric pacesetter potential is a fundamental electrical phenomenon of the stomach. This low-frequency biorhythm is the basis for normal neuromuscular function of the ... More


Ally: Size Matters

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The seventh chapter follows Ally as it reveals how a tall, self-identified, slightly overweight “good” White girl, longs to embody and reflect the idealized, hegemonic, gender-specific image ... More


Computer- Based Assessment

Philip Schatz

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Since the 1950s, academic and researchers have examined artificial intelligence and the use of computers for assistance with, or automation of, data collection (Schatz & Browndyke, 2002). In the ... More


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