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Central Circulatory Control: Psychological Stress and the Defense Reaction

Pascal Carrive

in Central Regulation of Autonomic Functions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195306637
eISBN:
9780199894130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306637.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

This chapter reviews the history and our current understanding of the central pathways mediating cardiovascular responses to psychological stress. The first part of the chapter deals with the ... More


Psychosocial Factors, Immunity, and Wound Healing

HAROLD G. KOENIG and HARVEY JAY COHEN

in The Link Between Religion and Health: Psychoneuroimmunology and the Faith Factor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195143607
eISBN:
9780199893256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143607.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews the work of Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, Ron Glaser and others who have investigated the effects of psychological stress and social support on immune functioning and wound healing. ... More


Psychosocial and family care

Justin Amery, Nkosazana Ngidi, Caroline Rose, Collette Cunningham, Carla Horne, and Linda Ganca

in Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Children are members of numerous social groups: families, clans, tribes, schools, and communities. To understand the effects of life-limiting illnesses on children, one needs to understand the ... More


Stress and health among the Indian police

Vaijayanthee Kumar and T. J. Kamalanabhan

in Work and Health in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447327363
eISBN:
9781447327370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327363.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the predictors of psychological stress among police personnel and the role that emotional intelligence might play in moderating the relationship between the determinants of ... More


Hospice Care for Children

Ann Armstrong-Dailey and Sarah Zarbock (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Children with life-threatening and terminal illnesses—and their families—require a unique kind of care to meet a wide variety of needs. This book, now in its third edition, provides an authoritative ... More


Trauma, News, and Narrative: The Study of Violence and Loss in Journalism and Fiction

Doug Underwood

in Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036408
eISBN:
9780252093432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036408.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book investigates the impact of trauma and coverage of violence on journalists, the subjects of their coverage, and their audience—including the possibility that journalists who have suffered ... More


Trends in obesity and hypertension in South African youth

K.D. Monyeki, H.C.G. Kemper, and J.W.R. Twisk

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Indirect causes of childhood obesity are complex and are sometimes linked to psychological factors, social expectation or pressure, and fat stigmatization. Obesity in children may also be somewhat ... More


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