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The influence of meditation versus rest on physiological arousal: a second examination

David S. Holmes

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/9780198521945.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter presents a review of research on somatic arousal reduction during meditation. Here the chapter takes a look at the evidence and comes to conclusions which ... More


Coping with Stress

Mark Jackson

in The Age of Stress: Science and the Search for Stability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199588626
eISBN:
9780191750779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588626.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Although laboratory and clinical scientists gradually distanced themselves from the biological concept of stress formulated and disseminated by Selye during the 1950s and 1960s, Selye's notions of ... More


Psychoeducational Group Programs as Evidence-Based Practices

George H. S. Singer, Jiyeon Kim, Yeana W. Lam, Mian Wang, and Kelsey Oliver

in Supporting Families of Children With Developmental Disabilities: Evidence-based and Emerging Practices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199743070
eISBN:
9780190494414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743070.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter presents a review and meta-analysis of the published evaluations of group psychoeducational interventions. The common features of these approaches are explained. These include didactic ... More


Treatment of patients with pruritus from the nursing perspective

Harmieke Van Os and Petra Eland

in Pruritus in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525103
eISBN:
9780191730238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525103.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the treatment of patients with pruritus, using a nursing perspective. It first looks at pruritus and its effect on the quality of life, and then examines the influence of ... More


Understanding ageing: biological and social perspectives

Lynne S. Cox, Penelope A. Mason, Mark C. Bagley, David Steinsaltz, Aneta Stefanovska, Alan Bernjak, Peter V.E. McClintock, Anna C. Phillips, Jane Upton, Joanna E. Latimer, and Terence Davis

in The new science of ageing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447314660
eISBN:
9781447314691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314660.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the basic biology of ageing. First, it examines the social construction of age which emphasises that what biologists or biogerontologists understand as ageing, cell senescence, ... More


Distributed Emotional Intelligence: Resource to Help Medical Students Learn in Stressful Settings

Natalie J. Lewis and Charlotte E. Rees

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Medical students have to cope in stressful environments during training and later in their career. Emotional intelligence (EI) is useful in helping students and doctors cope, because of enhanced ... More


Mindful Animation for Learning Awareness

Graham Barton and Birgitta Hosea

in Animating the Spirited: Journeys and Transformations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826268
eISBN:
9781496826299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826268.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This co-authored chapter discusses a research project initiated at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London which investigates whether the making of drawn animation can be a mindful ... More


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