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Introduction

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Miracles: Doctors, Saints, and Healing in the Modern World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336504
eISBN:
9780199868612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336504.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Introduction outlines the author's reasons for writing this book and presents the format of the following chapters. It mentions the background to the book: four research trips to the Vatican from ... More


The emergence of new forms of dying in contemporary societies

Glennys Howarth

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter focuses on the social aspects of dying and the way in which these have changed across historical periods in Western societies. It begins with an examination of dying as a social ... More


Mental Illness

Jesse S. Summers and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

in Clean Hands: Philosophical Lessons from Scrupulosity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190058692
eISBN:
9780190058722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058692.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Scrupulosity is a mental illness. This is not determined simply by inclusion in or exclusion from the current DSM. The features that characterize Scrupulosity needn’t be disordered, and this chapter ... More


Early Retirement and DI/SSI Applications: Exploring the Impact of Depression

Rena M. Conti, Ernst R. Berndt, and Richard G. Frank (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/9780226132327.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates the particular impact of one major mental health condition—depression—on disability enrollment, as well as its effect on work-related activity. The results of estimation ... More


Being Sane

R. A. HOUSTON

in Madness and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207870
eISBN:
9780191677830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207870.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses sanity — which was seen as showing no evidence of insanity or incapacity. The dividing line between physical illness and ... More


Leadership in Different Contexts

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Work-related leadership takes place in many different contexts including labor unions, military organizations, politics, schools and sports. This chapter examines whether lessons learned about ... More


When Leadership Goes Awry

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Destructive leadership can be manifest through active (abusive supervision, interactional unfairness), passive (laissez faire) and unethical (moral disengagement, pseudo-transformational leadership) ... More


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