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Coping Style

Larry E. Beutler, T. Mark Harwood, Satoko Kimpara, David Verdirame, and Kathy Blau

in Psychotherapy Relationships That Work: Evidence-Based Responsiveness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737208
eISBN:
9780199894635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737208.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The fit of patient coping style and treatment focus has been suggested as a factor that improves treatment outcome. This meta-analysis of twelve carefully selected studies tested this hypothesis. A ... More


Denial and communication

Linda Sheahan and Simon Wein

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Patients who appear not to acknowledge the diagnosis of an illness, or its gravity, are said to be ‘in denial’. Denial is a common reaction, especially when an illness is life-threatening. The ... More


Personality Variation in Cultured Fish Implications for Production and Welfare

Huntingford Felicity, Mesquita Flavia, and Sunil Kadri

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines personality variation in many species of cultured fish, and discusses coping styles, fitness correlates, domestication, and captive rearing. It also lists the criteria for ... More


Responses to Natural Perturbations: Poxes, Predators, and Personalities

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/9780195366693.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter shows how free-living animals respond to attack, either by predators or parasites. It is clear that infection, injury, population density, and competition trigger facultative and ... More


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