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Lighting

Arnold J. Wilkins

in Visual Stress

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521747
eISBN:
9780191706691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521747.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Most electric lighting pulsates in brightness twice with each cycle of the alternating electricity supply. Fluorescent lighting fluctuates to such an extent as to affect the firing of visual neurons. ... More


Symptoms and syndromes of anxiety

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter provides a typology of disorders of fear and anxiety — such as anxiety disorder, phobias including agoraphobia, panic, and social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and ... More


Letters to Clarissa: The Fantasy of a Female Network

Ned Schantz

in Gossip, Letters, Phones: The Scandal of Female Networks in Film and Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335910
eISBN:
9780199868902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335910.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Women's Literature

This chapter considers how long-distance female networks emerge out of gothic claustrophobia to flourish in the fantasy space of epistolary suspension. As it reads Clarissa for its powerful ... More


Women's Self-Silencing and Depression in the Socio-cultural Context of Germany

Tanja Zoellner and Susanne Hedlund

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter explores how the construct of self-silencing can contribute to our understanding of the effects of socio-cultural expectations placed on German women. The authors provide historical and ... More


Psychiatric Theories of Bowlby, and of Barloon and Noyes

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0025
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In studying Charles Darwin's illness, John Bowlby, Thomas Barloon and Russell Noyes drew on information about the illness given in To Be an Invalid, the volumes of Darwin's Correspondence and the ... More


For Book-readers Only

John Miles Foley

in Oral Tradition and the Internet: Pathways of the Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037184
eISBN:
9780252094309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037184.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter serves to alleviate “culture shock” and ease the reader into the unique structure this volume takes on. It demonstrates how this book operates as part of the Pathways Project, and ... 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


Bodily Moods and Unhomely Environments: The Hermeneutics of Agoraphobia and the Spirit of Place

Dylan Trigg

in Interpreting Nature: The Emerging Field of Environmental Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254255
eISBN:
9780823260959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254255.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This essay investigates the claims that the genius loci of a place is determined as much by the formal properties of a place as the “mood” that is carried into it and that the interpretation of an ... More


Fear of the Open: Resistances of the Public Sphere

Simon Morgan Wortham

in Resistance and Psychoanalysis: Impossible Divisions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429603
eISBN:
9781474438575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429603.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the theme of the ‘outside’, and the fears, desires, drives and indeed drift it seems to inspire, in order to raise the question of agoraphobia in a number of contexts. In ... More


Getting Started: How to Surf the Pathways Project

John Miles Foley

in Oral Tradition and the Internet: Pathways of the Mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037184
eISBN:
9780252094309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037184.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter presents further terminologies unique to the Pathways Project book and website, and furthermore discusses options for how the contents of both media can be read. For both modes of ... More


Anxiety and obsessional disorders

Rebecca McKnight, Jonathan Price, and John Geddes

in Psychiatry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198754008
eISBN:
9780191917011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754008.003.0032
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In the community, the term ‘anxiety’ is frequently as­sociated with a stressful Western lifestyle and thought of as a modern phenomenon— but this is far from the case. Anxiety disorders were ... More


Epidemiology

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 2

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199552122
eISBN:
9780191917806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199552122.003.0006
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Which of the following refers to the incidence rate of dementia in a catchment area? Number of patients with dementia during a specified time interval Number of newly diagnosed patients ... More


Digital Dwelling: The Everyday Freedoms of Technology Use

Susanna Trnka

in Traversing: Embodied Lifeworlds in the Czech Republic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749223
eISBN:
9781501749247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749223.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the world of digital dwelling. It assesses how virtual space enlarges but also condenses the spaces and temporalities of everyday life. It analyzes what it is like being ... More


Taking Control with Mechanisms of Psychotherapy

Robyn Repko Waller

in Agency in Mental Disorder: Philosophical Dimensions

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780198868811
eISBN:
9780191905278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868811.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the control capacities of individuals with certain mental disorders and how, specifically, their reasons-responsiveness improves with treatment. Successful talk therapy, in ... More


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