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Affectivity: Depression and Mania

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines three different approaches—the moral, medical, and social/political—as they apply to the study of affective disorders (mood disorders). It focuses on clinical depression because ... More


Biomedical Analyses of Depression: GOODWIN AND JAMISON

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0032
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents excerpts from Manic-Depressive Illness (1990) by Frederick Goodwin and Kay Redfield Jamison. The book is regarded by some as the definitive volume, from a biomedical ... More


Learning Mechanisms in Affective Disorders

Andreas Heinz

in A New Understanding of Mental Disorders: Computational Models for Dimensional Psychiatry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036894
eISBN:
9780262342841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036894.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Affective disorders are described with respect to a model of positive and negative affect, which suggests that clinical depression may result both from an impairment of reward anticipation and ... More


Neuropsychological problems: cognitive and affective disturbances in multiple sclerosis

Daniela Wyss and Jürg Kesselring

in Cognitive Neurology: A clinical textbook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198569275
eISBN:
9780191724213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569275.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter aims to describe the frequency, pattern, and natural history of cognitive and affective disorders associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) and to discuss possible ways of coping with the ... More


Facial Expression in Affective Disorders

Paul Ekman, David Matsumoto, and Wallace V. Friesen

in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179644
eISBN:
9780199847044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179644.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter evaluates the potential of visible facial behavior in studies of affective disorders. Despite the limits in the samples studied, the results should encourage clinical investigators to ... More


Nitric Oxide and Aggression

Silvana Chiavegatto, Gregory E. Demas, and Randy J. Nelson

in Biology of Aggression

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195168761
eISBN:
9780199865444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168761.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter reviews the effects of nitric oxide (NO) on aggressive behavior. Topics discussed include NO and aggression in Down syndrome and affective disorders, interaction with serotonin, ... More


A SAD Tale

Pete A. Ensminger

in Life Under the Sun

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter discusses seasonal affective disorder (SAD), its symptoms and physiological mechanisms, and its diagnosis using the” Seasonal Pattern Assessment Questionnaire,” epidemiology. It also ... More


Introduction

Andreas Heinz

in A New Understanding of Mental Disorders: Computational Models for Dimensional Psychiatry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036894
eISBN:
9780262342841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036894.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

In the introduction, a philosophically informed concept of mental disorders is presented. In order to define a clinically relevant mental malady, it suggests to focus on functional impairments ... More


Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Patricia Moran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia instead of what was bipolar or manic-depressive illness, Antonia White turned repeatedly to psychoanalysis and Catholicism to resolve the emotional ... More


Severe Mental Disorders

R. Thara, Sujit John, and Subhashini Gopal

in Psychology: Volume 4: Themes in Contemporary Mental Health Research

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498871
eISBN:
9780190990626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498871.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter deals with severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorders, and dementia. These disorders not only pose a huge challenge in terms of their management, but are ... More


‘I am a schizophrene’: Narrative Identity, Affective Disorder and White’s Stories of Self

Patricia Moran

in Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter contextualises White’s stories of self within contemporary scholarship on narrative identity. White’s search for an exploration of her illness that would account for her psychic turmoil ... More


Mourning and Melancholia Revisited

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses Mourning and Melancholia, which is Sigmund Freud's first and basic contribution to a psychoanalytic understanding of pathological and normal mourning, the psychodynamic ... More


The Cultural History of Depression

German E Berrios and Ivana S Marková

in Depression: Law and Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the cultural history of depression, treating the term ‘depression’ as a ‘cultural construct’ within the confines of Western psychopathology. It begins with a historiographical ... More


Hospitalization from the Northwest to Middletown

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on Tim's admission to a community psychiatric hospital. His psychiatrist observed that Tim's symptoms could be related to either bipolar disorder or schizo-affective disorder. ... More


. A Way into Schoenberg’s Opus 15, Number VII

David Lewin

in Studies in Music with Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182088
eISBN:
9780199850594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182088.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Arnold Schoenberg's poem, Opus 15, Number VII, is an exploration of an affective disorder and comes in two parts. The first three lines expose the affects involved: Angst and Hoffen wechselnd, ... More


The Treatment of Depression: An Overview of the Physical Options

Hugh Series

in Depression: Law and Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter considers some of the physical options for the treatment of the affective disorders, depression, and mania. It first provides an historical overview of physical treatments for ... More


An Unfinished Story: White’s Fictions of the Self

Patricia Moran

in Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines how the consolidation of White’s identity narrative influenced her later novels. Seventeen years separate the publication of White’s first novel from the later three in the ... More


MacDowell

E. Douglas Bomberger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199899296
eISBN:
9780190268343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899296.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Edward MacDowell was born on the eve of the Civil War into a Quaker family in lower Manhattan, where music was a forbidden pleasure. With the help of Latin-American émigré teachers, he became a ... More


Epilogue: Composing a Self

Patricia Moran

in Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The epilogue briefly considers White’s abortive attempts to compose a fifth novel that would depict her protagonist’s life after her incarceration for psychosis. It suggests that White’s inability to ... More


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