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Dog walkers and monkey psychiatrists

Larry Carbone

in What Animals Want: Expertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161960
eISBN:
9780199790067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Claiming a billion-dollar price tag for compliance, the biomedical research community reacted forcefully to two new provisions of the 1985 Animal Welfare Act amendment calling for exercise programs ... More


Psychological Well-being

Ian McDowell

in Measuring Health: A guide to rating scales and questionnaires

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195165678
eISBN:
9780199864034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165678.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter covers measures of general psychological well-being, including positive and negative feeling states. Psychological well-being is frequently recorded in social surveys, both as a ... More


Mental Well-Being in Boys and Girls of Immigrant Background: The Balance between Vulnerability and Resilience

Jan O. Jonsson and Carina Mood

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The difference in mental well-being between children of immigrants and children of the native-born can be seen as a crucial indicator of integration. Theories about acculturation and social stress ... More


Passion and Psychological Well-Being

Robert J. Vallerand

in The Psychology of Passion: A Dualistic Model

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199777600
eISBN:
9780190457099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777600.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter details the role of passion in psychological well-being. It is seen that harmonious passion facilitates psychological well-being. Such positive effect takes place through the repeated ... More


A Lens on Deaf Identities

Irene W. Leigh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195320664
eISBN:
9780199864584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320664.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals develop their identities within environments that convey and reinforce preconceived assumptions of what it means to hear or see the world differently. These ... More


Impact on quality of life

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629913
eISBN:
9780191730153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the implications of the palliative care models on the quality of life and psychological well being of terminally ill patients. Experimental and descriptive studies that ... More


Contextual and Cultural Factors Influencing Malleable Racial Identity

Julie A. Garcia, Diana T. Sanchez, and Margaret Shih

in The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognition: Contradiction, Change, and Holism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199348541
eISBN:
9780190695705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348541.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Recent research indicates that people from multiracial backgrounds may have more malleable racial identification than those with monoracial backgrounds. For multiracial individuals, context may play ... More


Genetics of psychological well-being: current state and future directions

Michael Pluess

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/9780199686674.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Quantitative behavioral and molecular genetics studies provide strong empirical evidence for the existence of a heritable and genetic component of psychological well-being, but specific gene variants ... More


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

Michael Pluess (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686674
eISBN:
9780191766787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686674.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The science of psychological well-being has gained a lot of interest in the last decade. While it has been shown that psychological well-being is partly heritable, research focused on the ... More


Molecular genetics of psychological well-being

Meike Bartels and Bart M. L. Baselmans

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/9780199686674.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Psychological well-being constitutes a growing area of research in behavioral genetics. Quantitative behavioral genetic studies have revealed that a substantial part (~40%) of the variation in ... More


Dialecticism and the Future Self in Cultural Contexts: Relation to Well-Being

Qi Wang, Yubo Hou, and Tracy Gould

in The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognition: Contradiction, Change, and Holism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199348541
eISBN:
9780190695705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348541.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Dialectical thinking reflects both a view of the world and a view of oneself as fluid and changing. This chapter discusses the role of dialectical thinking in people’s prediction of changes in their ... More


Psychosexual problems in gynaecological malignancy

Lisa Punt

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The diagnosis and treatment of gynaecological malignancies in a woman creates a trauma that immensely impacts her psychosexual functioning. She may often be faced with a feeling of uncertainty, ... More


The Families of Assisted Reproduction and Adoption

Lucy Blake, Martin Richards, and Susan Golombok

in Family-Making: Contemporary Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199656066
eISBN:
9780191757099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656066.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the empirical evidence regarding the consequences of assisted reproduction and adoption for maternal health, family functioning, and child well-being. The social and regulatory ... More


Genes, environment, and psychological well-being

Michael Pluess and Michael J. Meaney

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/9780199686674.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The field of psychology has a long history of debating to what degree psychological traits are determined by genetic predispositions versus environmental factors. According to quantitative behavioral ... More


Social Context and Other Psychological Influences on the Development of Immunity

Christopher L. Coe and Gabriele R. Lubach

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/9780195145410.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter begins with discussing the mother–infant relationship as an essential factor at play in an offspring's adjustment, maturation, emotional ... More


Passion and Retirement: When Passion for Work Paves the Way to a Healthy Retirement

Nathalie Houlfort, Julie Lauzier, and Sarah Bourdeau

in Passion for Work: Theory, Research, and Applications

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190648626
eISBN:
9780190648657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648626.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews theories and perspectives, such as role theory, the life course perspective, and the resource perspective, pertaining to retirement and how passion for work relates to the main ... More


Incorporating Biophilic Design through Living Walls: The Decision-Making Process

Clayton Bartczak, Brian Dunbar, and Lenora Bohren

in Constructing Green: The Social Structures of Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019415
eISBN:
9780262315388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019415.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

For the last few thousand years, people have constructed increasingly complex structures to shield themselves from the outside world. However, this seems to have come at a price to their physical and ... More


Virtue, values, genes, and psychological well-being

Richard P. Ebstein, Rachel Bachner-Melman, Yunfeng Lu, Soo Hong Chew, and Qiang Shen

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/9780199686674.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Virtue, morality, and personality traits contribute to an individual’s “Weltanschauung” (world view), and affect psychological well-being in subtle, imperfectly understood ways. Virtue refers to a ... More


The Psychology of Passion: A Dualistic Model

Robert J. Vallerand

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199777600
eISBN:
9780190457099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book is about the psychology of passion. It traces the concept of passion from the ancient Greeks to philosophers to present-day psychologists. Based on past theoretical writings, the Dualistic ... 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


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