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The Effectiveness of Social Support Attempts in Intimate Relationships

Christine Rini and Christine Dunkel Schetter

in Support Processes in Intimate Relationships

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380170
eISBN:
9780199864355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380170.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter focuses on social support effectiveness, which emphasizes the extent to which support attempts meet the needs of recipients in terms of their quantity and quality. They provide a ... More


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 Stress, Social Networks, and Susceptibility to Infection

SHELDON 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/9780195143607.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

During the past several decades, support has grown for the premise that psychological and social factors can influence physical health. This includes evidence that enduring stressful life events and ... More


Economic Restructuring and Mortality Changes in Argentina: Is There any Connection?  

Felix Abdala, Rosa N. Geldstein, and Soma M. Mychaszula

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Argentina experienced a number of economic crises during the last two decades, however, these crises were followed by transformations of its economy. These crises and transformations have clearly ... More


The life course, inequalities and mental health in later life

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 3 explores the contribution of the lifecourse approach and social gerontology to understanding mental health outcomes in later life. It also explores the role played by health and social ... More


Musculoskeletal Disorders

Carisa Harris-Adamson, Stephen S. Bao, and Bradley Evanoff

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the nature and magnitude of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) and their prevention and control. The incidence and severity of musculoskeletal disorders is ... More


When the Welfare State Works: Unemployment and Mortality in Finland  

Markus Jäntti, Pekka Martikainen, and Tapani Valkonen

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

During the 1990's Finland experienced a great economic recession which lasted until 1997. As a result unemployment rate in Finland rose to 17 percent in 1997 from 3.4 percent in 1990. However, due to ... More


Labour Market Changes and Mental Illness in Denmark during the 1980s

Tor Eriksson

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Denmark experienced massive unemployment during the 1970's which has never decreased since then. The cause of this massive unemployment was due to the economic crises which if compared to those ... More


Psychosocial stress and telomere regulation

Idan Shalev and Waylon J Hastings

in Genes, brain, and emotions: Interdisciplinary and Translational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198793014
eISBN:
9780191834745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793014.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

Telomeres, the repetitive nucleoprotein regions at chromosome ends, are hallmarks of biological aging. Deficiencies in the network of proteins and nucleic acids which govern telomere regulation ... More


Rethinking Diabetes: Entanglements with Trauma, Poverty, and HIV

Emily Mendenhall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501738302
eISBN:
9781501738319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501738302.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Rethinking Diabetes investigates how "global" and "local" factors transform how diabetes is perceived, experienced, and embodied from place to place. The book argues that neoliberal capitalism fuels ... More


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