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Measurement and Development of PsyCap: Assessing the Return on Investment

Fred Luthans, Carolyn M. Youssef, and Bruce J. Avolio

in Psychological Capital: Developing the Human Competitive Edge

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195187526
eISBN:
9780199789863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187526.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This final chapter first summarizes the existing published measures of efficacy, hope, optimism, and resiliency and then presents the recently developed 24-item psychological capital questionnaire ... More


Prevention and Rehabilitation of Psychological Injuries

William J. Koch, Kevin S. Douglas, Tonia L. Nicholls, and Melanie L. O'Neill

in Psychological Injuries: Forensic Assessment, Treatment, and Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195188288
eISBN:
9780199870486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188288.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The perceived need to prevent and rehabilitate psychological injuries has encouraged the development of various psychological and pharmacological interventions in the last two decades. This chapter ... More


From psychological interventions to a psychology of dementia

Graham Stokes

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Psychological interventions are now embedded within and tailored to the needs of a person with dementia. A person living with a progressive cognitive disability is struggling to learn, recall, ... More


Group Psychotherapy for Women with Breast Cancer: Relationships among Social Support, Emotional Expression, and Survival

David Spiegel and Rachel Kimerling

in Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145410
eISBN:
9780199848201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145410.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

It must be taken into consideration that people diagnosed with cancer encounter not just physical damage but psychological problems as a result of the ... More


Culture and Psychological Interventions

Cindy Y. Huang and Nolan Zane

in The Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190679743
eISBN:
9780190679774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679743.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Mental health disparities exist for ethnic minority populations due to inaccessible and ineffective interventions for these clients. Research findings indicate that ethnic minority clients were often ... More


Feeling Good About Yourself: Self-Esteem as an Educational Goal

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

in The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The expressive self of educational psychology is considered in greater detail in this chapter through a historical and critical examination of self-esteem. This chapter focuses on self-esteem ... More


Managing Yourself: Self-Regulation At School and Beyond

Jack Martin and Ann-Marie McLellan

in The Education of Selves: How Psychology Transformed Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199913671
eISBN:
9780199315949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913671.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the multiplicity of definitions and conceptions of self-regulation that typify contemporary research on self-regulation in psychology and educational psychology. This ... More


Psychotherapeutic interventions

Luigi Grassi, Maria Giulia Nanni, and Rosangela Caruso

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A community based approach for life limiting illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806677
eISBN:
9780191844249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806677.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Psychotherapy is an integrative and integrated part of modern patient/relation-centered care in the advanced and terminal phases of physical illness. Psychiatric disorders (e.g. depressive spectrum, ... More


Towards an integrative theory of homelessness and rough sleeping

Nick Maguire

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers some of the main psychological factors theorised to cause and maintain homelessness, with an eye towards developing an integrative theory of homelessness and rough sleeping. It ... More


Social Response: Rehabilitation and Retribution

David Brandt

in Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Social responses to juvenile delinquency depend on four variables: the state and jurisdiction in which the offense was committed; the types of programs that are available; the laws affecting juvenile ... More


Vantage sensitivity: genetic susceptibility to effects of positive experiences

Michael Pluess and Jay Belsky

in Genetics of Psychological Well-Being: The role of heritability and genetics in positive psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686674
eISBN:
9780191766787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686674.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

A large number of gene–environment interaction studies suggest that some people are more vulnerable to adverse experiences than others due to their genetic make-up. Much less effort has been directed ... More


Positive Psychology and Mental Health

Jeana L. Magyar-Moe

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research supports the utilization of positive psychological constructs, theories, and interventions for enhanced understanding and improvement of mental health. When applied to mental health ... More


Control of symptoms: cognitive dysfunction

Laura H. Goldstein

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

In a relatively small percentage of ALS patients a frontotemporal-type dementia may occur. A significant percentage of non-demented patents may show mild to moderate cognitive change, predominantly ... More


The social effects of tears

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter addresses how others react to tears and crying. These reactions of others can be studied at different levels and in different ways. For example, some studies have investigated brain ... More


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