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The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent health issues and step-by-step prevention and intervention guidance. This Concise Companion covers major health issues that affect students' well ... More


Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications

Paul Elliott, Jon Wakefield, Nicola Best, and David Briggs (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198515326
eISBN:
9780191723667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515326.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book explores the field of geographical variations in disease. Especially with respect to variations in environmental exposures at the small-area scale, the book gives an account of current ... More


Psychological and psychiatric considerations in patients with advanced renal disease

Daniel Cukor, Eileen M Farrell, Lewis M Cohen, and Paul L Kimmel

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the major psychological reactions to a chronic condition such as ESRD. It suggests an approach that would help provide optimum holistic patient care and provides a summary of ... More


Explaining women’s rough sleeping

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter builds on the qualitative analysis in Chapters four and five and summarises the major quantitative findings of the research in a comparative way across all four countries in the study. ... More


When We Talk about Public Health

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter studies how people talk about public health issues. During the 2016 presidential campaign, there was little discussion by candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton of public health ... More


Challenges and recommendations

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The ethnographic research carried out across a number of European countries demonstrates that while there are some differences in the nature, experience of and response to women’s homelessness across ... More


Experiencing Risks

Gay Becker

in The Elusive Embryo: How Women and Men Approach New Reproductive Technologies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520224308
eISBN:
9780520925243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224308.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The meaning of risk has changed from its nineteenth century inception; formerly a neutral idea that took account of the probability of both losses and gains, the notion of risk now has primarily ... More


Delinquency, Due Process, and Mental Health: Presuming Youth Incompetency

David R. Katner

in A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter details the number of youth who have mental health issues and exposes the inadequacy of current systems to provide them with help. Juveniles with unmet mental health needs are at much ... More


Emerging Countries

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Global Health Justice and Governance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199694631
eISBN:
9780191862144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199694631.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

With a growing presence on the world stage, the BRICS nations—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa—are expanding their influence and impact worldwide. These countries can address global ... More


[Untitled]: Serving the People Body and Soul

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter provides a background to the radical political organization that emerged in Oakland, California called the Black Panther Party. It talks about the Black Panther’s survival ... More


How Media Shapes the Public Discourse and Influences Health

Alonzo L. Plough

in Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the multiple roles of modern media in determining not only what consumers know, but also how and what they think. The exponential growth of ideologically driven cable channels ... More


Twenty-Four. One Nightmare after Another

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0025
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

There were a number of difficulties that emerged in the early years of Schuman's tenure as president of Lincoln Center. One of the most difficult was negotiating with the management of City Center to ... More


Twenty-Seven. The Death of the Dream

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0028
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

This chapter traces the events that led to the end of Schuman's tenure as president of Lincoln Center. His health played a part in his departure, as he suffered from a severe angina attack in the ... More


Thirty-Three. Triplets

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0034
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Though Schuman routinely recycled his music, American Hymn stands out. Derived from a movement from an earlier withdrawn brass quintet, Schuman created three distinct versions of American Hymn, ... More


Pathophysiology of human nociceptor function

Ochoa JosÈ L., Serra Jordi, and Campero Mario

in Neurobiology of Nociceptors

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523345
eISBN:
9780191724527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523345.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter deals with aspects of the pathophysiology of nociceptors, mostly C nociceptors, and in the human context, it will be assumed that the pathophysiology of nociceptors in experimental ... More


Tim Gets His Start

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter narrates Tim's inclusion into the family, from his adoption process to his relationship with his siblings. In school, Tim gradually developed behavioral problems, with one teacher ... More


All in a Day’s Work

Jack Levinson

in Making Life Work: Freedom and Disability in a Community Group Home

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650811
eISBN:
9781452946054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650811.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes the staffing and administrative work at Driggs House. The main focus of the counselors’ work is the resident’s medical and health issues and services. This requires a ... More


Contingency Management Treatments of Drug and Alcohol Use Disorders

Nancy M. Petry, Sheila M. Alessi, and Carla J. Rash

in Addiction and Responsibility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015509
eISBN:
9780262295635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015509.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses contingency management (CM) treatments and how effective they are in the treatment of substance abuse disorders. Although drugs have a reinforcing effect that helps in ... More


Introduction

Paul Biegler

in The Ethical Treatment of Depression: Autonomy through Psychotherapy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015493
eISBN:
9780262295628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015493.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Statistics show that depression is a major global health issue today. According to a description by William Styron, a writer who experienced depression first hand, “depression takes on the quality of ... More


Nitrogen, Threat or Benefaction? The Spectre at the Feast

G. J. Leigh

in The World's Greatest Fix: A History of Nitrogen and Agriculture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195165821
eISBN:
9780197562130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195165821.003.0011
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

The world today is a very different place from what it was in about 1900. It is a very different place from what it was even in the 1960s. This is not to say that the worries and preoccupations of ... More


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