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Mental Well-Being in Boys and Girls of Immigrant Background: The Balance between Vulnerability and Resilience

Jan O. Jonsson and Carina Mood

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The difference in mental well-being between children of immigrants and children of the native-born can be seen as a crucial indicator of integration. Theories about acculturation and social stress ... More


The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Manos Tsakiris and Helena De Preester (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811930
eISBN:
9780191850080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811930.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume focuses on the role of interoception for mental life and lived experience, from the perspectives of neurosciences, psychological sciences, and philosophy. Interoception is the ... More


Nature Rx: Improving College-Student Mental Health

Donald Rakow and Gregory T. Eells

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501715280
eISBN:
9781501715303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715280.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

College students today display disturbing levels of stress, depression, and other psychological conditions. The reasons for this rise in mental health problems are many, from increased reliance on ... More


Young people and mental health: when ICT becomes a tool of participation in public health in Finland

Granholm Camilla

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter gives an insight in how participation through ICT and particularly the Internet can and is used for maintaining and promoting mental well-being by young people in Finland. The focus is ... More


Nonreligious and Atheist Emerging Adults

Luke W. Galen

in Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality: Meaning-Making in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959181
eISBN:
9780199379620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959181.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The growing demographic of nonreligious youth includes a range of individuals from the unaffiliated or “spirituals” to completely nonreligious atheists and agnostics. The latter tend to be ... More


The Moment of Danger

Deborah R. Coen

in The Earthquake Observers: Disaster Science from Lisbon to Richter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226111810
eISBN:
9780226111834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226111834.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the psychological effects of earthquakes. It discusses the discipline of trauma psychiatry, which studies the mental condition of earthquake survivors. The chapter examines the ... More


The Linguistic Tangle in Treatment of the Incarcerated

Robert A. Ferguson

in Metamorphosis: How to Transform Punishment in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300230833
eISBN:
9780300235296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230833.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter talks about how confinements restrict the body and, through it, mental well-being. Right after the decision from a judge, the person destined for confinement is put in handcuffs; it ... More


Self Interest

Alexander Gillespie

in International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198713456
eISBN:
9780191781896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713456.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter looks at the self-interest argument in the field of environmental protection and environmental policy and law in the international setting. The axiom of self interest, commonly ... More


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