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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


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


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 Water Cure: 1846–1848

Joan D. Hedrick

in Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096392
eISBN:
9780199854288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096392.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Harriet Beecher Stowe's religious conversion of 1843 was paralleled in 1846 by a secular conversion to the water cure. Both were informed by the millennial hope of a perfect world, ... More


Hagiographies Unbound

Alireza Doostdar

in The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691163772
eISBN:
9781400889785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163772.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the hagiographies of friends of God enable manifold readings that enable different forms of attachment to Islamic discourses of ethical self-care and spiritual wayfaring. On ... 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


Foucault's Critical Ethics

Richard A. Lynch

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271252
eISBN:
9780823271290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271252.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The central thesis of this book is that Michel Foucault’s account of power does not foreclose the possibility of ethics; on the contrary, it provides a framework within which ethics becomes possible. ... 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


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


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


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


Peace Love Yoga: The Politics of Global Spirituality

Andrea R. Jain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190888626
eISBN:
9780190888664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888626.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Peace Love Yoga analyzes growing spiritual industries and their coherence with neoliberal capitalism. “Personal growth,” “self-care,” and “transformation” are just some of the generative tropes in ... 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


The Ten Principles of Trauma-Informed Services and Application to School Environments

Eileen A. Dombo and Christine Anlauf Sabatino

in Creating Trauma-Informed Schools: A Guide for School Social Workers and Educators

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190873806
eISBN:
9780190873837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873806.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

For a school to be considered trauma-informed, the services and care must be provided in the context of an organization-wide approach grounded in an understanding of trauma and its consequences, with ... More


Service—and Scholarship—Bound to Action

Ann Marie Wilson

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

Ann Marie Wilson has continued to pursue an unconventional academic path since receiving the Prelinger Award in 2007. In this chapter she addresses the importance of interweaving academic study with ... 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


No Bad Vibes: An Introduction

Andrea R. Jain

in Peace Love Yoga: The Politics of Global Spirituality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190888626
eISBN:
9780190888664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888626.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the term neoliberal spirituality, which serves as a category to represent a crucial node in global neoliberal capitalism. Spiritual industries, corporations, entrepreneurs, ... 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


The Subjects of Care: Perceiving the Social Body

Felicity Aulino

in Rituals of Care: Karmic Politics in an Aging Thailand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739729
eISBN:
9781501739743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739729.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a sense of how Thai subjects feel themselves to be part of a group, as well as how social, religious, and political structures are embodied through habituated means of ... More


Self- Care and Preventing Burnout

Annette Johnson, Cassandra McKay-Jackson, and Giesela Grumbach

in Critical Service Learning Toolkit: Social Work Strategies for Promoting Healthy Youth Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190858728
eISBN:
9780197559864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190858728.003.0014
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Maslach and Jackson (1981) aptly pointed out that helping professionals are often required to spend considerable time in intense involvement with clients. The time is ... More


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