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The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Jennifer Radden and John Sadler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389371
eISBN:
9780199866328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389371.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Drawing on the role morality developed in previous applications of virtue ethics to professional practice, The Virtuous Psychiatrist shows that the ethical practice of psychiatry depends on the ... More


Cortex and Mind: Unifying Cognition

Joaquín M. Fuster

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195300840
eISBN:
9780199863655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300840.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book explores whether the mental order corresponds to the order of structures, events, and processes in one part of the neural order, namely, the cerebral cortex. For clarity and simplicity, ... More


All in the Brain?

Nikolas Rose and Joelle M. Abi-Rached

in Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149608
eISBN:
9781400846337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149608.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter focuses on the question of diagnosis of psychiatric disorders and examines the relationship between neuroscience and psychiatry from this perspective. Despite the penetrating gaze of ... More


 Mental Maladies

Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser

in Bioethics: A systematic approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159066
eISBN:
9780199786466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159063.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows that the book’s account of malady generates the objective account of mental disorders that has been included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) from ... More


Self‐Deception and Three Psychiatric Delusions: On Robert Audi's Transition from Self‐Deception to Delusion

Mele Alfred R.

in Rationality and the Good: Critical Essays on the Ethics and Epistemology of Robert Audi

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195311952
eISBN:
9780199871070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311952.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Audi has suggested that the difference between self‐deception and delusion with respect to a false proposition turns on whether the subject believes the false proposition: the self‐deceived do not ... More


Genius under Observation: Lélut

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter details the emergence of a new medicine of the mind in France. The philosophical component of the new medicine was based in large part on the principles of eighteenth-century sensualist ... More


Introduction

Merton Sandler

in 5-Hydroxytryptamine in Psychiatry: A Spectrum of Ideas

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192620118
eISBN:
9780191724725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192620118.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

It is hard to believe that only ten years have gone by since Peroutka and Snyder's breakthrough in the 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT, serotonin) receptor field. There were good precedents with ... More


Traumatic Imprints: Cinema, Military Psychiatry, and the Aftermath of War

Noah Tsika

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297630
eISBN:
9780520969926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297630.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Forced to contend with unprecedented levels of psychological trauma during World War II, the United States military began sponsoring a series of nontheatrical films designed to educate and even ... More


Conclusion

Akihito Suzuki

in Madness at Home: The Psychiatrist, the Patient, and the Family in England, 1820-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245808
eISBN:
9780520932210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245808.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. This book has examined families' strategies for understanding, coping with, and managing ... More


The New Department

David H. Hubel

in Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-year Collaboration

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176186
eISBN:
9780199847013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176186.003.0006
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The first-ever Department of Neurobiology was launched in 1966, with Kuffler as the chairman. In the 1960s and 1970s, the main problem between Torsten and David concerned the question of continuing ... More


Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics

Christopher Stray (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208791
eISBN:
9780191709029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208791.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book presents an account of the life and work of the distinguished scholar and public figure Gilbert Murray (1866-1957). Sixteen contributors survey his childhood, his work in the theatre and in ... More


An Applied Context for Personalized Medicine in Psychiatry

Alan F. Schatzberg

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter reviews a number of early hypotheses about the role of neurotransmitters in depression. These hypotheses had some potential, but never had the impact one might have hoped for in the ... More


Does fMRI Have A Role in Personalized Health Care for Psychiatric Patients?

Alex Fornito and Edward T. Bullmore

in Integrative Neuroscience and Personalized Medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195393804
eISBN:
9780199863495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393804.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has rapidly emerged as an important tool for understanding the neural correlates of myriad cognitive and emotional processes. By offering a direct window ... More


Punishing the Dead?: Suicide, Lordship, and Community in Britain, 1500-1830

R. A. Houston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199586424
eISBN:
9780191595356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586424.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Suicide, that most personal of acts, has considerable public import. Drawing ideas from a range of disciplines including law, philosophy, social sciences and literary studies as well as history, this ... More


Genesis and Spirituality

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In contrast to some disciplines – for instance, psychiatry and psychology – which sometimes exclude or reduce religion and spirituality, Genesis looks beyond evil and explores the deeper and more ... More


The Body of Knowledge

Geoffrey Campbell Cocks

in The State of Health: Illness in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695676
eISBN:
9780191738616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695676.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Broad and deep historical trends concerning body, self, mind, and medicine intersected in Germany in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It was within this pervasive and powerful nexus ... More


Voices from the Asylum: Four French Women Writers, 1850-1920

Susannah Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579358
eISBN:
9780191595226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579358.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), European Literature

This book investigates the lives and writings of four women incarcerated in French psychiatric hospitals in the second half of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. The renowned ... More


Computational Psychiatry: New Perspectives on Mental Illness

A. David Redish and Joshua A. Gordon (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035422
eISBN:
9780262337854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035422.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Psychiatry is at a crossroads. Faced with challenges of diagnosis and treatment, it must balance analyses at both neurological and psychological levels. Issues of comorbidity, treatment stability, ... More


Narrative of a Midwestern Psychiatrist

Wendy Haight, Teresa Ostler, James Black, and Linda Kingery

in Helping Children of Rural, Methamphetamine-Involved Families: The Case of Rural Illinois

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326055
eISBN:
9780199864461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326055.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the rural methamphetamine crisis through the eyes of a Midwestern psychiatrist with over fifteen years experience working with diverse individuals affected by methamphetamine ... More


Psychiatric Models

Henry Szechtman and David Eilam

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0043
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter begins with a discussion of the conflicts associated with a rise of a biological psychiatry perspective on mental illness, suggesting that the current preeminence of this viewpoint has ... More


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