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Infertile Subjectivities

Marcia C. Inhorn

in The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148885
eISBN:
9781400842629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148885.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins with an analysis of Ziad's story, who suffers from a very serious case of male infertility. Because male infertility is not a visible medical condition, most men have no idea that ... More


Character: Moral Treatment and the Personality Disorders

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that the conditions under the umbrella “personality disorders” actually constitute two very different kinds of theoretical entities. In particular, several core personality ... More


Twenty Stories about How Children and Infants Die

David J. Bearison and Linda Granowetter

in The Edge of Medicine: Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389272
eISBN:
9780199979219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine

This chapter provides medical biographies of each of the 20 narrative cases (i.e., descriptions of patients' complicated medical conditions). They primarily are derived from patients' medical charts ... More


Incorporating Children in an Adult Hospice Program

Stacy F. Orloff

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter stresses the need to incorporate children in adult hospice care programs. It explains that more than 1 million children suffer from serious and chronic medical conditions in the U.S. and ... More


Music Medicine

Alice G. Brandfonbrener and James M. Kjelland

in The Science & Psychology of Music Performance: Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195138108
eISBN:
9780199849291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138108.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Most of the medical problems of musicians are the shared consequence of the specific instrument, performance technique, and repertoire interacting with the physical and psychological nature of the ... More


Clinical Pathways to Disability

Mary Beth Landrum, Kate A. Stewart, and David M. Cutler (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter concentrates on the clinical pathway to disability from specific medical conditions. It assesses the link of specific diseases and conditions with varying types and severity of ... More


Sexual Orientation in Clinical Cases

Jacques Balthazart

in The Biology of Homosexuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199838820
eISBN:
9780199919512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838820.003.0049
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic, Development

This chapter reviews a number of medical conditions that are all related, at least in part, to sexual orientation at odds with the genetic sex of the affected subjects. In several of these ... More


George Gershwin: Letter to Rose Gershwin (1937)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0069
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of George Gershwin's letter to his mother Rose Gershwin dated June 10, 1937. In this letter, Gershwin tells his mother that he is not feeling well but was hopeful that ... More


Remember Pregnancy is a State of Health

Ann Oakley

in From Here to Maternity: Becoming a Mother

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349341
eISBN:
9781447349365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349341.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that pregnancy is a medical condition — a condition to be monitored by doctors. Between seven and eighteen visits to the general practitioner (GP), local authority, or hospital ... More


Looking After the Orphans? Treatments for Rare Diseases, EU Law, and the Ethics of Costly Health Care

Keith Syrett

in European Law and New Health Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659210
eISBN:
9780191748165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659210.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Medical Law

An ‘orphan drug’ technology may be defined as one which is developed for treating a rare medical condition. This chapter analyzes how the policy problem presented by orphan drug technologies has been ... More


Answering the Unaskable

Elad Yom-Tov

in Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Most Internet users have sought medical information online. This chapter investigates where people search for such information, the types of information they search for, and whether they find what ... More


Treating Laura

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/9780197510384.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter looks at how one’s health today is a product of one’s past, and the conditions of one’s upbringing. For example, a 42-year-old woman named Laura is treated for her asthma, ... More


February 1909: Tennessee

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Campbells undertook an extensive tour, through the mountains of eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina, visiting industrial schools and talking to social workers. After hearing accounts of ... More


December 1908: Kentucky

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136448
eISBN:
9780813141404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Riding in creek beds, in bitter cold weather, often walking to keep warm, the Campbells spent the month of December traveling in Kentucky, collecting information and discussing the educational and ... More


Camps for Many Populations

Meryl Nadel

in Not Just Play: Summer Camp and the Profession of Social Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190496548
eISBN:
9780190496579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496548.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

“Camps for Many Populations” surveys the variety of camp settings in which social workers serve today. They include general population camps (and their inclusion and camper care programs) as well as ... More


Teaching Disability: Practical Activities for In Class and Homework

Rhoda Olkin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190850661
eISBN:
9780197584231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850661.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Disability is a part of diversity, yet there are few resources for instructors, students, and professionals to use to learn about disability. In this practical book, Teaching Disability as Part of ... More


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