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Resilience and the psychobiological base

Max Watson

in Resilience in Palliative Care: Achievement in adversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206414
eISBN:
9780191730320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206414.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the psychobiological base of resilience in relation to palliative care. It explores the useful concepts of allostasis and allostatic load and describes some of the ... More


Responses to Natural Perturbations: Tempests—Weather and Climate Events

L. Michael Romero and John C. Wingfield

in Tempests, Poxes, Predators, and People: Stress in Wild Animals and How They Cope

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195366693
eISBN:
9780190456993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366693.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Weather has profound influences on behavior and facultative physiological and endocrine mechanisms have evolved to cope with this type of environmental perturbation. Other factors, such as territory ... More


Models of Stress and Adapting to Risk: A Life Course, Developmental Perspective

George W. Rebok, Catherine P. Bradshaw, Heather E. Volk, Tamar Mendelson, William W. Eaton, Elizabeth J. Letourneau, and Sheppard G. Kellam

in Public Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190916602
eISBN:
9780190916640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916602.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the role of stress in the conduct of both public mental health research and practice. It includes a discussion of the leading definitions and theories of stress proposed in ... More


The Black Middle Class in White Space: Stereotyping and the Healthcare Encounter

Tina K. Sacks

in Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190840204
eISBN:
9780190840235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840204.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes and analyzes the Black middle class in the United States with a particular focus on how this group fares in healthcare settings. The author defines the term “Black middle ... More


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