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Afterword: A Physician's Reflections

Harold G. Koenig

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The description of healing provided in this book has cast a wide net, including much more than just physical healing but also healing in relationships with others, healing in relationship with one's ... More


Reorganizing Higher Education in the Shadow of the Great War

Christopher P. Loss

in Between Citizens and the State: The Politics of American Higher Education in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148274
eISBN:
9781400840052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148274.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the growth of American higher education during the 1920s. Though World War I caused havoc at many campuses, some fields of study, such as psychology, exploited the war in order ... More


Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Dorothy G. Singer, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Why is it that the best and brightest of our children are arriving at college too burned out to profit from the smorgasbord of intellectual delights that they are offered? Why is it that some ... More


Toward an Evolutionary Psychology of the Family

Catherine A. Salmon and Todd K. Shackelford

in Family Relationships: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320510
eISBN:
9780199786800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320510.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides an introduction to the themes of this volume. Relationships with family are at the heart of human lives. As infants, we are dependent on our families for our survival and for ... More


Why Play = Learning: A Challenge for Parents and Educators

ROBERTA MICHNICK GOLINKOFF, KATHY HIRSH-PASEK, and DOROTHY G. SINGER

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Imagine a world in which children are encouraged to parrot answers, to fill in the blanks, and to not go beyond the facts. There is little time for play; the focus is on memorization of the “facts”. ... More


Laying the foundations for good health in childhood

Norma Baldwin

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Many children live in enviable conditions where income, environment, housing, health, and education allow them to achieve their potential and enjoy a good quality of life and well-being into old age. ... More


Decriminalisation and stigma

Gillian Abel and Lisa Fitzgerald

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the emotional health of sex workers. It draws on and develops theories of stigma as well as examining how sex workers have been able to actively manage stigma through ... More


The Nature and Adaptive Implications of Pain-Affect Dynamics

Mary C. Davis, Chung Jung Mun, Dhwani Kothari, Shannon Moore, Crys Rivers, Kirti Thummala, and Giulia Weyrich

in Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Pain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190627898
eISBN:
9780190627928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627898.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Because pain is in part an affective experience, investigators over the past several decades have sought to elaborate the nature of pain-affect connections. Our evolving understanding of the ... More


Positive Emotions

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Commencing with a state-of-the-science overview by Professor Barbara Fredrickson, this chapter explores the broaden-and-build theory and the role that positive emotions play in triggering upward ... More


Housing the Healthy Camper: Tents, Cabins, and Attitudes toward Health

Abigail A. van Slyck

in A Manufactured Wilderness: Summer Camps and the Shaping of American Youth, 1890-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648764
eISBN:
9781452945989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648764.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the site associated with sleeping, areas considered particularly significant in maintaining camper’s good health. In the earliest decades of organized camping, tents were the ... More


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