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Assessing, Engaging, and Formulating

Sharon B. Berlin

in Clinical Social Work Practice: A Cognitive-Integrative Perspective

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195110371
eISBN:
9780199865680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195110371.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides guidelines and a range of tools for assessing clients' problematic meanings, their goals for change, the personal and social resources they might utilize to realize positive ... More


Impact on quality of life

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629913
eISBN:
9780191730153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the implications of the palliative care models on the quality of life and psychological well being of terminally ill patients. Experimental and descriptive studies that ... More


Risk in practice: systems and practitioner judgement

Kerry Baker

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores how practitioners in the criminal justice agencies create complex decisions concerning risk within the current highly charged climate of media and political concern about public ... More


Preventing and responding to errors in US child protection

Jill Duerr Berrick and Jaclyn Chambers

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter demonstrates how concerns about avoiding errors and mistakes have been at the centre of child protection policy and practice in the US for many years. In particular the chapter focuses ... More


The management of fatigue in breast cancer

Catherine Sweeney

in Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530756
eISBN:
9780191730481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses managing fatigue in breast cancer. Fatigue is one of the most common and troublesome problems in patients who have advanced breast cancer, and can be caused by many factors. ... More


Appendix: The Study

Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Nigel Nicholson, Emma Soane, and Paul Willman

in Traders: Risks, Decisions, and Management in Financial Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269488
eISBN:
9780191699405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269488.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the aims of this study and gives further details regarding the methods of research used. The study generally attempted to evaluate how the market behaviour of professional ... More


Positive Asymmetry and the Subjective Side of Scientific Measurement

Karen A. Cerulo

in Never Saw It Coming: Cultural Challenges to Envisioning the Worst

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226100326
eISBN:
9780226100296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226100296.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter investigates how positive asymmetry is incorporated in scientific measurement. It analyzes a vast array of scientific gauges and measures designed to capture the broad range of quality, ... More


Assessing Medical Evidence

Jacob Stegenga

in Medical Nihilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198747048
eISBN:
9780191809170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747048.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Medical scientists employ ‘quality assessment tools’ to assess evidence from medical research, especially from randomized trials. These tools are designed to take into account methodological details ... More


Developing an IO Environmental Assessment in Khost Province, Afghanistan: Information Operations at Provincial Reconstruction Team Khost in 2008

Robert J. Bebber

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Traditionally Information Operations (IO) suffers from a lack of available metrics by which planners can assess their environment and measure the effectiveness of their programs. Unit commanders, who ... More


Measurement and Analysis in Substance Use Research

Audrey L. Begun and TOM Gregoire

in Conducting Substance Use Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892310
eISBN:
9780190206376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892310.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter addresses challenges inherent in generating valid and reliable data in substance use research as well as presenting tools for identifying and evaluating some of the well-researched ... More


Machine Decisions and Human Consequences

Teresa Scantamburlo, Andrew Charlesworth, and Nello Cristianini

in Algorithmic Regulation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198838494
eISBN:
9780191874727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838494.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses how machine learning works and, as a result, how decisions are made by modern intelligent algorithms or ‘classifiers’. It critically evaluates a real-world ‘classifier’, the ... More


Evidence: From Surveys

Jacqueline M. Dewar

in The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198821212
eISBN:
9780191860751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821212.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

Chapter 5 describes the use of surveys in scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) studies. Topics include how to design a survey, the reliability and validity of surveys, and response rates and ... More


Malleability of Meta-Analysis

Jacob Stegenga

in Medical Nihilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198747048
eISBN:
9780191809170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747048.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

An astonishing volume and diversity of evidence is available for many hypotheses in medicine. Some of this evidence—usually from randomized trials—is amalgamated by meta-analysis. Despite the ongoing ... More


Music Activities for Children with Disabilities: An Example from Taiwan

Liza Lee

in Exceptional Music Pedagogy for Children with Exceptionalities: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190234560
eISBN:
9780190234607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234560.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter shares the author’s perspective as a Taiwanese teacher and researcher by providing exceptional goals, curriculum, and methods of music activities for children with disabilities that ... More


Anxiety Disorders

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

in Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190927844
eISBN:
9780197554548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927844.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Chapter 7 addresses anxiety disorders, one of the most common mental health problems experienced by children and adolescents. The difference between the normal anxiety everyone experiences and ... More


Bipolar Disorder

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

in Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190927844
eISBN:
9780197554548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927844.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Bipolar disorder is a category of mood disorders that result in severe changes in a person’s mood and energy level. This chapter provides an overview of the most current research, causes, signs, ... More


Depressive Disorders

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

in Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190927844
eISBN:
9780197554548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927844.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Chapter 5 provides an overview of the causes and prevalence of depression in children and adolescents, followed by a discussion of brain research and genetic susceptibility of depressive disorders. A ... More


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Kirstin Painter and Maria Scannapieco

in Understanding the Mental Health Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Social Workers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190927844
eISBN:
9780197554548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927844.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Chapter 9 begins with prevalence estimates for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity-impulsivity, and impulsivity are addressed, followed by ... More


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