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Facilitating Women's Development through the Illness of Cancer: Depression, Self-Silencing, and Self-Care

Mary Sormanti

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the role of self-silencing in women's experiences of coping with cancer. It discusses various relevant psychosocial factors, including emotional distress, quality of life, and ... More


Caring for ourselves? Self-care and neoliberalism

Lizzie Ward

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Caring for ourselves informs of our species activity. Over recent years the concept of ‘self-care’ has been mobilized by policy makers and governments in the deepening of neoliberal objectives to ... More


Silencing the Heart: Women in Treatment for Cardiovascular Disease

Maria I. Medved

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines how women who are in support groups after myocardial heart infarction are silenced by approaches to treatment that are derived solely from men's experiences with heart disease. ... More


The Good of Care

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the various claims about the good of care. It suggests that disinterested care and self-regarding care are not the only sources of self-knowledge. They are significant sources ... More


The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa

Duana Fullwiley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691123165
eISBN:
9781400840410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691123165.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In the 1980s, a research team led by Parisian scientists identified several unique DNA sequences, or haplotypes, linked to sickle cell anemia in African populations. After casual observations of how ... More


The Rewards of Caring

Clare L. Stacey

in The Caring Self: The Work Experiences of Home Care Aides

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449857
eISBN:
9780801463310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449857.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the functional and relational autonomy found by home care aides that allow them to engage in emotional labor “on their own terms.” Aides also find dignity in the fictive ... More


We Children of the Enlightenment

Ruth Abbey

in Nietzsche's Middle Period

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195134087
eISBN:
9780199785766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134087.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The works of the middle period are sometimes labeled positivist, and one of their distinguishing features is the praise they contain for science. In these works, Friedrich Nietzsche repeatedly ... More


Conclusions: A Phase-Specific Model for Psychotherapist Development

Robert H. Klein, Harold S. Bernard, and Victor L. Schermer

in On Becoming a Psychotherapist: The Personal and Professional Journey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199736393
eISBN:
9780199894574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736393.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter proposes a generic, comprehensive, phase-specific schema or framework that can be used to think about psychotherapist development. To accomplish this task, it attempts to integrate ... More


Narcissism in Emotion

David Pugmire

in Sound Sentiments: Integrity in the Emotions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199276899
eISBN:
9780191602689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276897.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Is emotion a form of concern with things as they affect my well-being (and thus instrumental in this sense)? Many philosophers think it is, and emotion does have ways of becoming markedly ... More


Spiritual Care: Compassion and Service to Others

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of compassion and service in providing spiritual care in the palliative care sector, describing the cases of 85-year-old Miles, Estelle, and Itny. It also ... More


Care Needs and Care Dependency

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In order to supply adequate and appropriate services for older persons, it is useful to identify their needs. This chapter introduces the concept of care dependency, which is defined as the need to ... More


Care Dependency and Unmet Needs: Prevalence and Contributing Factors

Thomas Boggatz

in Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774164552
eISBN:
9781617970412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164552.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Care dependency is a perceived need for help with regard to self-care activities. The Care Dependency Scale (CDS) was designed to assess these needs. This chapter explores care needs among older ... More


Introduction: Studying Visions of Charity

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on white, middle-class Americans, who have laid the groundwork for an exploration of the social nature of the American character within the context of caring for others. It ... More


The Informatics of Diabetes: A Research Agenda for the Socially and Institutionally Sensitive Use of Information Technology to Improve Health Care

Barbara M. Hayes and William Aspray

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines several information technology (IT) challenges associated with diabetes in order to provide informatics researchers with insights about the social and organizational factors ... More


Epicurean Presences in Foucault’s The Hermeneutics of the Subject

Alain Gigandet

in Dynamic Reading: Studies in the Reception of Epicureanism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199794959
eISBN:
9780199949694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794959.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, European History: BCE to 500CE

In his piece, “Epicurean Presences in Foucault's The Hermeneutics of the Subject,” Alain Gigandet studies the ways in which Epicureanism, while providing some of the evidence for Foucault’s 1981-82 ... More


Ethical Care in a Comparative Context

Vrinda Dalmiya

in Caring to Know: Comparative Care Ethics, Feminist Epistemology, and the Mahābhārata

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464760
eISBN:
9780199086948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464760.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter introduces Gilligan’s care perspective in terms of a distinct moral ontology (relational self), moral epistemology (non-rule based thinking) and moral normativity (contextualism and ... More


Autonomy and Self-Care

Andrea C. Westlund

in Autonomy, Oppression, and Gender

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199969104
eISBN:
9780190225711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969104.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Recent feminist accounts of autonomy have focused both on autonomous agents’ relationships to others and on their self-regarding attitudes or self-relations. This chapter focuses on the attitude of ... More


On Becoming a Psychotherapist: The Personal and Professional Journey

Robert H. Klein, Harold S. Bernard, and Victor L. Schermer (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199736393
eISBN:
9780199894574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736393.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

How does someone become a psychotherapist? What sort of education and training, life experiences, and professional experiences are necessary to become a competent psychotherapist? Do certain ... More


I Told Him to Go On: Enduring Cold Harbor

Kathryn Shively Meier

in Cold Harbor To the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625331
eISBN:
9781469625355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625331.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kathryn Shively Meier examines Union and Confederate soldiers in her essay. The battle of Cold Harbor famously has been described as “not war” but “murder.” Veterans and historians alike have ... More


Using Behavior Change Theory to Understand and Guide Technological Interventions

Tammy Toscos and Kay Connelly

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter evaluates the application of three of the most widely used behavior modification theories in the design of an effective interactive behavior change technology (IBCT), a technological ... More


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