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Symptoms and syndromes of anxiety

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter provides a typology of disorders of fear and anxiety — such as anxiety disorder, phobias including agoraphobia, panic, and social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and ... More


Defining music performance anxiety

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter attempts to define music performance anxiety, recognizing that the accurate naming of a phenomenon is a first and essential step in its analysis and eventual understanding. To date, ... More


The Past Is Not a Foreign Country: The Historical Education of Policy

Paula S. Fass

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter provides an historical overview of the problems and issues of childrearing in American families. By the 19th century, domestic family life began to concentrate on childrearing, ... More


The anxiety disorders

Dianna T. Kenny

in The Psychology of Music Performance Anxiety

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586141
eISBN:
9780191731129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586141.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines the construct of anxiety in greater detail and reviews the various diagnoses within the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) of the American ... More


Shyness and Self-Consciousness

William Ickes

in Strangers in a Strange Lab: How Personality Shapes Our Initial Encounters with Others

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372953
eISBN:
9780199893317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372953.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Shyness (also known as social anxiety) is not the same thing as self-consciousness. Shyness is an anxiety disorder that is specific to social situations. The aspect of self-consciousness known as ... More


Mental Illness and Its Limits

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0032
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Studies indicate an ongoing “epidemic of psychopathology.” These newly popular pathologies range widely, not just in their incidence but in their presentation: social anxiety disorder, panic ... More


Anxiety Disorders

Nikolaus Schuetz and Amy N. Mendenhall

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health: Addressing DSM-5 Disorders in Schools

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190886578
eISBN:
9780190943851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886578.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

Anxiety disorders have the highest prevalence of any group of mental disorders. This chapter primarily focuses on three of these anxiety disorders: generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety ... More


Introduction

Joseph E. Davis

in Chemically Imbalanced: Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686547
eISBN:
9780226686714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686714.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chemically Imbalanced argues that among ordinary people there has been a growing shift away from a psychological (or psychosocial) way of imaging self and suffering in terms of mental life and ... More


A Society in Flux

Amina Elbendary

in Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the social transformations that arose in the Mamluk sultanate during the fifteenth century that allowed room for social mobility. It begins with a discussion of population and ... More


Behind the Locked Door: Leblanc, Leroux and the Anxieties of the Belle Époque

Jean Fornasiero and John West-Sooby

in Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter deals with the social anxieties of the Belle Époque and the way in which they emerged in French crime fiction. To this end, it challenges prevailing assumptions about the pioneering ... More


The Mental Health Crisis on US Campuses

Rakow Donald

in Nature Rx: Improving College-Student Mental Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501715280
eISBN:
9781501715303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715280.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The authors address the growing mental health crisis on American campuses. They explore the results of surveys that indicate rising levels of anxiety and depression in addition to other mental health ... More


Exercise and Body Image

Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.003.0038
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

A major research question in disability exercise psychology is if exercise can positively influence body image. The purpose of this chapter is to review the research on disability, exercise, and body ... More


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