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Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Emily Mendenhall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Rethinking Diabetes investigates how "global" and "local" factors transform how diabetes is perceived, experienced, and embodied from place to place. The book argues that neoliberal capitalism fuels ... More


The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Deborah Jump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is an assumption in criminal justice that boxing will immediately work to reduce offending among young men. Many practitioners cite discipline and respect as the desisting elements inherent in ... More


The life course, inequalities and mental health in later life

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 3 explores the contribution of the lifecourse approach and social gerontology to understanding mental health outcomes in later life. It also explores the role played by health and social ... More


The Appeal of the Boxing Gym

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses the themes that emerged from the research, particularly those that relate to boxing’s enduring appeal, and those that demonstrate how the sport can be a fundamental source of ... More


What Will the Next Generation of Psychosocial Treatments Look Like?

Kim T. Mueser

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter defines psychosocial treatments for schizophrenia and discusses how conceptualizations of recovery, which emphasize meaning and purpose in life, have shaped the nature and delivery of ... More


The trouble with siblings: some psychosocial thoughts about sisters, aggression and femininity

Helen Lucey

in Family troubles?: Exploring changes and challenges in the family lives of children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447304432
eISBN:
9781447307884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304432.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter offers a psychoanalytically-informed psychosocial perspective on aggression between sisters, illustrated by case studies from a qualitative study of children and young people’s sibling ... More


Gail Lewis

John Clarke, Wendy Brown, Allan Cochrane, Davina Cooper, Larry Grossberg, Wendy Larner, Gail Lewis, Tania Murray Li, Jeff Maskovsky, Janet Newman, Anu (Aradhana) Sharma, Paul Stubbs, and Fiona Williams

in Critical Dialogues: Thinking Together in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447350972
eISBN:
9781447348641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350972.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The conversation opens with reflections on the process of thinking with others, including the place of ‘ancestral voices’. It considers the delicate balance between certainty and uncertainty in ... More


General Effects of Pediatric Diseases on Cognition and Behavior

Mari Hysing and Astri J. Lundervold

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/9780195342680.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In this chapter, pediatric diseases are defined as “illnesses that affect a person for an extended period of time, often for life, and that require medical care attention above and beyond the ... More


Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders

Jocelyn Soffer and Mary Ann Cohen

in Handbook of AIDS Psychiatry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195372571
eISBN:
9780197562666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195372571.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

Persons living with HIV and AIDS face a complex array of stresses and challenges, as discussed throughout this book, which may overwhelm psychological functioning. This leads to considerable ... More


Hard-Earned Wisdom

Donald L. Rosenstein and Justin M. Yopp

in The Group: Seven Widowed Fathers Reimagine Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190649562
eISBN:
9780197559758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649562.003.0023
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In 1994, Kenneth Schwartz, a forty-year-old healthcare attorney from Boston, was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. At different times during his progressive illness, he was deeply moved by ... More


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