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Cross Talk between the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems: Mechanistic and Therapeutic Considerations for Neuronal, Immune, Vascular, and Somatic-Based Diseases

Fuad Lechin and Bertha van der Dijs

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter summarizes anatomical, physiological, pathophysiological, pharmacological, immunological, and some therapeutic information dealing with most types of diseases. Evidence is presented to ... More


Current Provision of Psychosocial Care Within Palliative Care

Trevor Friedman

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the provision of psychosocial care in the palliative care setting in Great Britain. It analyses the facts behind the increasing understanding that while a level of psychological ... More


Psychological issues in advanced or recurrent disease

Maria Frampton and Declan Lyons

in Palliative Care Consultations in Head and Neck Cancer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530749
eISBN:
9780191730467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530749.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the psychological issues in advanced or recurrent disease. It is divided into two major sections. The first section focuses on the general aspects of these psychological ... More


Vocalization

Greta Sokoloff and Mark S. Blumberg

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/9780195162851.003.0035
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter provides an overview of the contexts, mechanisms, and suggested functions of rat vocalizations. Topics discussed include frequency and temporal characteristics of vocalizations, ... More


Experimental psychopathology and psychological treatment

J. Mark G. Williams

in Inside Psychology: A science over 50 years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199228768
eISBN:
9780191696336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228768.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes changes and developments experimental psychopathology and psychological treatment during the past fifty years. Since the first emergence of psychology as an experimental ... More


Mental Health and Psychosocial Well-Being in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Jesper Dammeyer

in Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190880545
eISBN:
9780190915148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880545.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers two main explanations for the high prevalence of mental disorders among children with congenital deafness. The first is a medical explanation and focuses on the possibility of ... More


The unseen and the unknown

Lawrence Weiskrantz

in Consciousness Lost and Found: A Neuropsychological Exploration

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524588
eISBN:
9780191689222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524588.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Typically, those types of damages which cause serious loss of mental and physical capacities are what most people associate with brain damage. Surprisingly, in virtually all of the major cognitive ... More


“So Sick He Deserves It”: Desert, Dangerousness, and Character in the Context of Capital Sentencing

Robert F. Schopp

in Action, Ethics, and Responsibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014731
eISBN:
9780262289276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014731.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the concept of criminal responsibility and how its discussion can lead to conclusions regarding the most defensible standard for categorizing offenders as either criminally ... More


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