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‘Special’ Treatment, ‘Special’ Rights: Children Who Hear Voices as Doubly Diminished Identities

China Mills

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores the processes by which children framed as being ‘mentally ill’, and particularly here children who self-injure or hear voices, present us with a limit figure to current child ... More


Public Health: An action guide to improving health

John Walley and John Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Many of the health problems in the developing world can be tackled or prevented through public health measures such as essential health care, improved living conditions, water, sanitation, nutrition, ... More


Child health in the UK and Europe

Mitch Blair, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Tony Waterston, and Rachel Crowther

in Child Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547500
eISBN:
9780191720123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547500.003.001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the landscape of child health in the UK and Europe, focusing on the measurement of health and disease, and important child health problems. The reduction in mortality and ... More


The Work of Patient Advocacy

Duana Fullwiley

in The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter further explores issues of patients' tenacity to shape science, through advocacy on an international level, and investigates the ways that making a disease public in Africa often entails ... More


The Jewish Community Health Survey of Chicago: Methodology and Key Findings

Maureen R. Benjamins

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter summarizes findings from the groundbreaking Jewish Community Health Survey. Overall, the findings indicate that the individuals in this community were as healthy (or healthier) than the ... More


People with mental health needs

Annabel Price and Max Henderson

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0041
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the way in which those with long-term mental health problems can be voiceless. A limited ability to make their needs known contributes substantially to their ongoing suffering. ... More


Working for longer: self‑management of chronic health problems in the workplace

Fehmidah Munir

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers how employees with health problems can maintain their own health, wellbeing and productivity across their working life span. It examines the self-management of health problems ... More


Introduction

Robert A. Hahn and Marcia C. Inhorn

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/9780195374643.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This introductory chapter describes the book's four sections: 1) Anthropological understandings of public health problems, 2) Anthropological design of public health interventions, 3) Anthropological ... More


Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Nicky Stanley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Health and social care professionals are constantly exhorted to work collaboratively. This book reports on research which examines inter-professional work with families in which mothers have a mental ... More


Common mental health problems and work

Annie Irvine

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on common mental health problems (primarily anxiety, depression and stress) and employment. An introduction outlines recent statistics and policy discussion in this area. Some ... More


Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

Arthur Kleinman

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209657
eISBN:
9780520919471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209657.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

In this collection, a scholar in medical anthropology takes stock of his recent intellectual odysseys. An anthropologist and psychiatrist who has studied in Taiwan, China, and North America since ... More


Demography, topography and mental health problems in later life

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 1 offers an overview of the UK’s socio-demographic and policy context. The UK has an ageing population that is increasingly diverse and heterogenous. Whilst for many older people health ... More


The impact of age-related risks and inequalities on mental health in later life

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In broad terms there are two sets of age-related risks to mental health. The first set are those arising directly from experiences and losses common to later life, including physical ill health ... More


Chronic pain as a topic for epidemiology and public health

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle van der Windt

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chronic pain is common and universal; it occurs at all ages and in all populations and has been reported throughout recorded history. From a public health perspective, chronic pain has a major impact ... More


Older Adults With Mental and Emotional Problems

Zvi D. Gellis

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/9780195173727.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The changing demographics of American society have received a great deal of attention in recent years. As the population ages, the overall number of elderly persons with mental disorders, ... More


The demography of chronic pain: an overview

Fiona M. Blyth

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the demographic aspects of chronic pain. Topics covered include age distribution, gender distribution, socioeconomic status distribution, and implications for prevention and ... More


State Medicine for Rural China, 1929–49

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

in Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226169880
eISBN:
9780226169910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169910.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The alliance between the state and Western medicine culminated when the Nationalist government included in its first constitution of 1947 a commitment to the policy of State Medicine, a healthcare ... More


Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner & Newall and the Asbestos Hazard

Geoffrey Tweedale

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243990
eISBN:
9780191697326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243990.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Asbestos was once known as the ‘magic mineral’ because of its ability to withstand flames. Yet since the 1970s, it has become a notorious and feared ‘killer dust’ that is responsible for thousands of ... More


The global occurrence of chronic pain: an introduction

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle van der Windt

in Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a brief review of studies that explore chronic pain as a public health problem. It then discusses the prevalence of self-reported chronic pain, prevalence of chronic pain ... More


Buffers and predictors of mental health problems among unemployed young women in countries with different breadwinner models

Ilse Julkunen and Ira Malmberg-heimonen

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines young women's experiences of unemployment in Finland, Sweden, Germany and Spain. It describes how different predictors and buffers affect mental health in different countries. ... More


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