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Psychology and Education

Mathew Thomson

in Psychological Subjects: Identity, Culture, and Health in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287802
eISBN:
9780191713378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287802.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that education was a key arena for spreading the influence of psychology. This is not a novel view, but it is argued that too much emphasis has been placed on the role of ... More


The Danger of the Feeble-minded

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

By the late 1860s, county pauper lunatic asylums, many of which had been constructed immediately following the 1845 Asylums and Lunatics Acts, were experiencing severe overcrowding. Medical ... More


Psychobiological processes linking socio-economic position with health

Andrew Steptoe

in Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter is concerned with how variations in socio-economic position affect physical disease. It begins by describing the pathways that theoretically link socio-economic position with physical ... More


The Imperfect Child: Between Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Andy Byford

in Science of the Child in Late Imperial and Early Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198825050
eISBN:
9780191863738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825050.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the crucial role that the diagnostics and treatment of ‘imperfections’ in the child population played in the formation and growth of Russian child science. It emphasizes the ... More


Virtual Reality Applications for Neuropsychological Assessment in the Military: HISTORICAL ANTECEDENTS, CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS, AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS

Joe Edwards and Thomas D. Parsons

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Neuropsychological assessment has a long history in the United States military and has played an essential role in ensuring the mental health and operational readiness of service members since ... More


Emergency Department Psychiatry

Amber Fossey

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Psychiatry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199665662
eISBN:
9780191918322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199665662.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

All doctors working in the ED will regularly meet patients with acute mental health problems. Five percent of total ED attendees are attrib–utable to mental disorder. With nationwide ED attendances ... More


Psychiatry of Old Age

Clare Wadlow

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Psychiatry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199665662
eISBN:
9780191918322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199665662.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

This chapter of practice exam questions aims to put you, albeit briefly, in the seat of an old age psychiatrist dealing with important aspects of psychiatric disease in older adults. Our population ... More


Background

J. Eric Ahlskog

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199977567
eISBN:
9780197563342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199977567.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Neurology

This book has a combined focus on two neurodegenerative conditions: dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease with dementia. While patients with either disorder experience quite variable ... More


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