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HELP OR HINDRANCE?: Stress and the Emergency Service Organization

CHERYL REGEHR and TED BOBER

in In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

All workplace traumas are experienced within the context of organizational culture and climate. Recent advances in workplace health research found that psychosocial factors in the workplace have a ... More


Ethnocultural Minorities

William J. Koch, Kevin S. Douglas, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Melanie L. O'Neill

in Psychological Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment, and Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188288
eISBN:
9780199870486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188288.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The chapter begins with a brief discussion of the need to consider ethnocultural status in mental health assessments and the limitations of current knowledge. It then reviews the impact of ... More


Transgressing Boundaries: Seeking help against intimate partner violence in lesbian and queer relationships

Nicole Ovesen

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the concept of bioprecarity in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV) in LBTQ relationships by focusing on help-seeking as crossing encounters. Judith Butler (2004) ... More


Precarious Subjectivities: Understanding the intimate labour involved in seeking clitoral reconstruction after female genital cutting

Malin Jordal

in Bodily Interventions and Intimate Labour: Understanding Bioprecarity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526138569
eISBN:
9781526152138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138576.00019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter centres on circumcised women’s experiences of bioprecarity in the context of seeking clitoral reconstructive surgery in Sweden. Female genital cutting (FGC), significant in marking the ... More


Resisting Differentness

Joseph E. Davis

in Chemically Imbalanced: Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686547
eISBN:
9780226686714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686714.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Disorder categories and taking medication, despite their practical and symbolic benefits, also carry negative connotations. Interview participants raised concerns about help-seeking, disclosure, ... More


Six Degrees of Social Influence: Science, Application, and the Psychology of Robert Cialdini

Douglas T. Kenrick, Noah J. Goldstein, and Sanford L. Braver (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743056
eISBN:
9780190255916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743056.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Over the course of the last four decades, Robert Cialdini's work has helped spark an intellectual revolution in which social psychological ideas have become increasingly influential. The concepts ... More


Barriers to help-seeking: the gap of trust

Catherine Donovan and Marianne Hester

in Domestic violence and sexuality: What’s love got to do with it?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447307433
eISBN:
9781447311638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307433.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that socio-cultural factors, including the impact of the public story of DVA and practices of love, explain why so few LGBTQ victim/survivors seek formal sources of help. ... More


Processing Victim Identity: Walking the Gender Tightrope

Xavier L. Guadalupe-Diaz

in Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479832941
eISBN:
9781479893836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832941.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter participants begin to detail how they successfully exited their abusive relationship. The idea of being victimized or being a victim is one that carries with it cultural significance. ... More


Conclusion: Moving toward Trans Inclusivity

Xavier L. Guadalupe-Diaz

in Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479832941
eISBN:
9781479893836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832941.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The final chapter wraps up the stories told by survivors. It takes a holistic look at the stories overall and extracts the salient takeaway messages from the experiences. Taken as a whole, the ... More


Wider experiences of help seeking

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks at the wider help-seeking activities of the participating women. It focuses on the police, social services, teachers, and the criminal-justice system. The importance of ... More


Creative Solutions to Overcoming Barriers in Treatment Utilization: An International Perspective

Wulf Rössler

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter addresses the determinants of help-seeking behavior and methodological issues related to the assessment of needs for care. Help-seeking behavior is affected by (a) prior personal ... More


The Inconsistent Curriculum

Jessica McCrory Calarco

in Negotiating Opportunities: How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190634438
eISBN:
9780190634476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634438.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 2 reveals that teachers’ expectations for student problem-solving are not consistent. Instead, those expectations vary from activity to activity and even from moment to moment, and those ... More


Seeking Assistance

Jessica McCrory Calarco

in Negotiating Opportunities: How the Middle Class Secures Advantages in School

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190634438
eISBN:
9780190634476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634438.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 3 highlights social class differences in children’s efforts to seek assistance from teachers. When confronting challenges at school, most middle-class children readily sought assistance from ... More


Domestic Violence in Kyrgyzstan: Finding a Voice of Strength and Empowerment

Saltanat Childress, Elizabeth M. Aparicio, and Jill T. Messing

in Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women's Lives in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190927097
eISBN:
9780190927127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927097.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

This chapter is based on the stories of 16 women residing in a domestic violence shelter in Kyrgyzstan. It examines the experiences of these women with regard to domestic violence and help-seeking, ... More


Understanding Domestic Violence among Immigrant Latina Women

Catherine Fuchsel

in Yes I Can, (Sí, Yo Puedo): An Empowerment Program for Immigrant Latina Women in Group Settings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672829
eISBN:
9780190672850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672829.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines domestic violence among immigrant Latina women, including prevalence and barriers to accessing services such as fear of deportation, lack of legal status, inability to speak ... More


My iPod, YouTube, and our playlists: Connections made in and beyond therapy

Carmen Cheong-Clinch

in Handbook of Music, Adolescents, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198808992
eISBN:
9780191846694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808992.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter will outline young people’s music listening engagement, particularly those who have mental illness, who are often seen to be isolated and disengaged from school and everyday life. Their ... More


Underestimating One’s Influence in Help-Seeking

Francis J. Flynn and Vanessa K. Bohns

in Six Degrees of Social Influence: Science, Application, and the Psychology of Robert Cialdini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743056
eISBN:
9780190255916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743056.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the extent to which people underestimate their influence on others in terms of help-seeking and compliance. Drawing on Robert Cialdini's 1984 book, Influence: The Psychology of ... More


Tug-of-War: Seeking Help while Playing an Educational Card Game

Osvaldo Jiménez, Ugochi Acholonu, and Dylan Arena

in Learning by Playing: Video Gaming in Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896646
eISBN:
9780190256142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896646.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines motivational aspects that cause students to play educational games and learn their featured content, with particular emphasis on a card game called Tug-of-War. It begins with an ... More


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