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Self-Control in Groups

John M. Levine, Kira Alexander, and Thomas Hansen

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews theoretical and empirical work on self-regulation at the group level of analysis. We examine how groups exert control over their members and how members respond to these control ... More


Empowerment Through Service Provision

Donald M. Linhorst

in Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter applies the nine conditions for empowerment introduced in Chapter 4 to service provision. Service provision can be empowering, in part, because it provides an opportunity to for people ... More


Family Interventions In Major Mental Illness: models and commonalities

Harriet P. Lefley

in Family Psychoeducation for Serious Mental Illness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195340495
eISBN:
9780199863792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340495.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Children and Families

This chapter compares different models of family interventions in serious mental illness. Family therapy has been based on a premise of systemic dysfunction, although some newer models question ... More


Innovative Intervention Approaches for Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers 1

DAVID W. COON, RICHARD SCHULZ, and MARCIA G. ORY

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses the innovative interventions of a new multisite family caregiver intervention research program entitled Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH). It ... More


Body Language: The Clarity Of Affective Communication

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of the clarity of affective communication. It describes the case of Safra, a psychologist who had chosen to work with support groups for cancer victims, and who ... More


Group Support

Barbara Lubrano Di Ciccone, Tiffany D Floyd, and David W Kissane

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Group support allows patients to address cancer-related concerns while also receiving emotional support from others with similar experiences. Such social support is known to act as a buffer against ... More


Feminist Methods: The Parents’ Support Group

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explains the reasons behind choosing a parents support group: to provide necessary advice to first-time parents while preventing instances of child abuse as a focus group. Three group ... More


Counseling Services and Support Groups

Leah Ruffin and Lenard W. Kaye

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0046
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the role of counseling services and support groups in helping the elderly maintain active and engaged lives. It offers a careful description of both treatment groups and support ... More


Indigenization of Illness Support Groups for Lymphatic Filariasis in Haiti

Jeannine Coreil and Gladys Mayard

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the process of indigenization within peer support groups for Haitian women living with the physical impairment of lymphatic filariasis. The groups developed a distinctive style ... More


Self-help strategies

Rodney H. Breau

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter gives an overview of resources available to patients and reiterates the importance of the involvement of the physician in directing patients to pertinent and applicable self-help. ... More


Formal Kinship Care Practice Models

Maria Scannapieco

in Kinship Foster Care: Policy, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109405
eISBN:
9780199865789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109405.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents the current kinship care service delivery models used by public child welfare institutions. It discusses the current state of practice for children who live with relatives and ... More


The Recovery Movement: Recovering God, Recovering Self

Cristopher D. Ringwald

in The Soul of Recovery: Uncovering the Spiritual Dimension in the Treatment of Addictions

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147681
eISBN:
9780199849338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147681.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Millions of people who—after having attended several sessions at Twelve-Step fellowships, meditation circles, and other such support groups and therapeutic communities—share certain assumptions about ... More


Electronic Brainstorming: Theory, Research, and Future Directions

Alan R. Dennis and Mike L. Williams

in Group Creativity: Innovation through Collaboration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147308
eISBN:
9780199893720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147308.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Over the past decade, a new form of computer technology called group support systems (GSS) has emerged. With GSS, group members communicate by exchanging typed messages instead of, or in addition to, ... More


Victim Support and Parents of Murdered Children

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a description of Victim Support, which became the prime voluntary organization serving victims in England and Wales by the late 1980s. Victim Support was the authoritative ... More


The effect of internet use on the doctor—cancer patient relationship

Carma L Bylund and Jennifer A Gueguen

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/9780199238361.003.0025
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

According to the latest Pew Internet and American Life Project, 80% of adult Internet users seek health information from the Internet. Patients who search for cancer-related Internet information ... More


A Place for the Christian

Robert Wuthnow

in Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Reflections on the Challenges Ahead

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

At the beginning of the 20th century, religious leaders in the United States confidently declared the coming period a “Christian century.” Then at the end of that century, despite the continuing role ... More


The Evolution of SAMM

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter traces some of the patterns in the early evolution of Support After Murder and Manslaughter (SAMM). Topics discussed include membership, national office, local SAMM groups, and project ... More


The Campaigning Survivors: Justice for Victims, Activism, and the Mass Media

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Although Support After Murder and Manslaughter (SAMM) and Victim Support were the most substantial organizations supporting homicide survivors in England and Wales in the mid-1990s, they were not ... More


The Politics of Justice for Victims

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with a discussion of how Justice for Victims managed to gain audiences with almost all the powers of the criminal justice system. It then considers the relationship between ... More


Models of palliative care

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/9780192629913.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter provides a framework of models of organization for palliative care described in the literature. This framework serves as a basis for the evaluation of alternative models presented in the ... More


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