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Personality and meditation

Michael M. Delmonte

in The Psychology of Meditation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521945
eISBN:
9780191688478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521945.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews research which has examined personality changes associated with meditation practice. It presents a hierarchy of studies based on their methodological ... More


Two Psychosomatic Theories

Ralph Colp Jr. M.D.

in Darwin's Illness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.003.0024
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1974, two English doctors—Sir Hedley Atkins and Professor George Pickering—published books containing chapters on the symptoms and causations of Charles Darwin's illness, stating that Darwin had a ... More


Experiences of Meaninglessness, Despair, and Somatic Discomfort

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Difficult psychedelic experiences.


Health and Well-Being

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents the extensive and growing body of research linking negative physical and psychological health outcomes to exposure to mobbing and other abusive workplace behaviors. A ... More


Psychology and the Problem of Industrial Civilisation

Mathew Thomson

in Psychological Subjects: Identity, Culture, and Health in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287802
eISBN:
9780191713378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287802.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses a key context for the previous two: the problem of industrial civilization. Psychology’s role as a tool of control and measurement is downplayed, this time through a case study ... More


Mind and Body

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156164
eISBN:
9780199999880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156164.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses and examines the question: how does the mind act on the body? It presents a thesis that pertains to meanings and the things people do, the former being essential to the latter. ... More


Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Christopher Eccleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book examines the ten neglected bodily senses that are rarely discussed. We grow up thinking there are five senses, but we forget about the ten neglected senses of the body that structure and ... More


Darwin's Illness

Ralph Colp Jr.

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032313
eISBN:
9780813039237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032313.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The year 2009 marked the bicentennial of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species. From 1840 to his death in 1882, Darwin was constantly plagued by ... More


Interaction Regulations Used by Schizophrenic and Psychosomatic Patients: Studies on Facial Behavior in Dyadic Interactions

Evelyne Steimer-krause, Rainer Krause, and Günter Wagner

in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179644
eISBN:
9780199847044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179644.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents the interaction regulations used by schizophrenic and psychosomatic patients. The healthy test subjects showed more facial activity, especially in the upper face. It was ... More


The “Love-sicke Hart”: Female Love-Melancholy and the Romance Quest

in The Secret Wound: Love-Melancholy and Early Modern Romance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804750462
eISBN:
9780804767446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804750462.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene, its depiction of the mutual influence of her “bleeding bowels” and mental suffering, and the implications of this gendering of ... More


The Image of God and the Moral Identity of Persons: An Evaluation of the Holistic Theology of Persons

Howard M. Ducharme

in Law and Religion: Current Legal Issues 2001 Volume 4

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246601
eISBN:
9780191697616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246601.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that contemporary academic theology rejects the traditional soul, and that it does so at its peril. Rejection of the traditional soul entails rejection of the substantial image of ... More


Physical and non-physical injuries

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the types of injuries that the participating women sustained as a result of domestic violence and contextualises this data with information from other research. Making a ... More


Physical versus non-physical injuries

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Part One identified the experiences of the stage-one participants in relation to their clinical interactions with healthcare professionals. A number of issues were acknowledged, including the extent ... More


Treatment options

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The stage-one participants' experiences of treatment were examined in Chapter Four. This identified a number of treatments that they had been offered, and examined how they perceived such treatment ... More


Psychosocial work environment and stress-related health complaints: an analysis of children’s and adolescents’ situation in school

Bitte Modin and Viveca Östberg

in Health inequalities and welfare resources: Continuity and change in Sweden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347589
eISBN:
9781447302483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347589.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter investigates stress-related aspects of health, namely psychosomatic complaints and psychological wellbeing, using the demand-control-support model as the frame of reference and ... More


Not Tonight: Migraine and the Politics of Gender and Health

Joanna Kempner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226179018
eISBN:
9780226179292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226179292.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Headache disorders are often dismissed. Yet migraine is a serious problem for millions of people. Epidemiologists estimate that as many as 37 million adult Americans (or 12% of the adult population) ... More


Painful Bodies at Work: Stress and Culture?

Peter Henningsen and Heribert Sattel

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This paper presents data on significant cultural influences on pain related psychosocial work place conditions, one of the core issues of psycho-somatic medicine, and discusses consequences for a ... More


The ‘report of a nightmare’: hallucinating conflict in the political and personal frontiers of Ulster during the IRA border campaign of 1920–22

Fiachra Byrne

in Medicine, Health and Irish Experiences of Conflict, 1914-45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097850
eISBN:
9781526120977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097850.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The influence of the ‘new psychology’ was less notable in early-twentieth-century Ireland than elsewhere. Nonetheless, the personal narratives of patients can be used to unravel the meaning of ... More


Panic? Or the Pantry?

Matthew Smith

in Another Person's Poison: A History of Food Allergy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164849
eISBN:
9780231539197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164849.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

During the postwar period, disputes about food allergy were framed on competing ideologies, one rooted in the emerging environmental movement and concerns about processed foods and food chemicals, ... More


Annoying Bagatelles: Jean Paul and the Comedy of the Quotidian

Jörg Kreienbrock

in Malicious Objects, Anger Management, and the Question of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245284
eISBN:
9780823250721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245284.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes the different disturbances of writing scenes in Jean Paul's novel Siebenkäs. It explains that this novel contains several scenes of writing in which the precarious relationship ... More


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