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How to answer negative questions

Anders Holmberg

in The Syntax of Yes and No

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198701859
eISBN:
9780191771590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701859.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Semantics and Pragmatics

The two principal systems for answering negative questions are the truth-based system and the polarity-based system. In the former, the answer is ‘yes’, in the latter ‘no’, when confirming the ... More


Understanding Negative Biases Promotes Autonomy in Depression

Paul Biegler

in The Ethical Treatment of Depression: Autonomy through Psychotherapy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015493
eISBN:
9780262295628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015493.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on how the impairment of autonomy in depressed patients can be addressed by two validated treatments, namely, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and antidepressant medication ... More


Depression: Disorder of Affect, Disorder of Autonomy

Paul Biegler

in The Ethical Treatment of Depression: Autonomy through Psychotherapy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015493
eISBN:
9780262295628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015493.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents arguments showing how depression undermines personal autonomy. Although it is widely accepted that depression alters the sufferer’s worldview, this chapter focuses on the nature ... More


Finding Joy in the History of Emotions

Darrin M. Mcmahon

in Doing Emotions History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038051
eISBN:
9780252095320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038051.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines why joy and other positive emotions have largely been neglected by scholars, while suggesting that there are rich opportunities for greater historical understanding in this ... More


False Symptom Claims and Symptom Validity Assessment

Thomas Merten

in Finding the Truth in the Courtroom: Dealing with Deception, Lies, and Memories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612016
eISBN:
9780190612030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612016.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

False symptom claims and distorted symptom presentations are not at all rare in civil and criminal forensic cases where secondary gain is immanent. They reach from reported nonspecific memory and ... More


Suffering as Spectacle: Pity, Pathos, and Ideology

Paul K. Longmore

Catherine Kudlick (ed.)

in Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Fundraisers taught potential donors not only what to feel but also how to feel. In doing so, they extended the American charity tradition, one influenced by the Anglo-American culture of sensibility ... More


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