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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


Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Simona Giordano

in Understanding Eating Disorders: Conceptual and Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199269747
eISBN:
9780191603129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269742.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses case histories to illustrate the reality of eating disorders and provides a detailed clinical description of the condition. It explains what eating disorders are, how they manifest, ... More


5-HT in migraine: evidence from 5-HT receptor antagonists for a neuronal aetiology

J.R. Fozard

in Migraine: A Spectrum of Ideas

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192618108
eISBN:
9780191724305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192618108.003.0011
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

The fact that antagonists at certain 5-HT receptor subtypes are effective in the prophylaxis or treatment of migraine implicates the endogenous amine in a causal role in the condition. On the basis ... More


Spasmodic Torticollis: Its Electromyographic Recording and Treatment by Alcoholization

Osamu Hasegawa

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0110
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Torticollis is defined as twisted neck, a condition in which the head or neck deviates from the midline intermittently or constantly. The symptomatology of spasmodic torticollis is described in ... More


Neuropathic pruritus

Zbigniew Zylicz

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/9780198525103.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses neuropathic pruritus, a term used for pruritus that originates anywhere in the central nervous system (CNS). This occurs as a result of neurotransmitters acting on the intact ... More


Adaptive and Maladaptive Fear-Related Behaviors: Implications for Psychopathology from Kalin’s Primate Model

Kristin A. Buss and Christine L. Larson

in Anxiety, Depression, and Emotion

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195133585
eISBN:
9780199847310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133585.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter expounds on Ned Kalin's primate model introduced in the previous chapter by exploring its implications for psychopathology. Specifically, the focus is on maladaptive fear responses ... More


Ethics in the Garden of Epicurus

Ryan J. Johnson

in The Deleuze-Lucretius Encounter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474416535
eISBN:
9781474430449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416535.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops an Epicurean-Deleuzean ethics as the articulation of the practice of an immanent naturalism that links ancient atomism to Deleuze by means of a ‘great tradition’ in ethics, ... More


Which Aspects of Heterogeneity Are Useful to Translational Success?

Aiden Corvin, Robert W. Buchanan, William T. Carpenter, James L. Kennedy, Matcheri S. Keshavan, Angus W. MacDonald, Louis Sass, and Michéle Wessa

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Schizophrenia brings challenges of heterogeneity at multiple levels related to symptomatology, behavior, outcome, genetics, and pathophysiology. The clinical disorder may capture more than one ... More


Hystericity and hauntings: the female and the feminised

in Representing Epilepsy: Myth and Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312373
eISBN:
9781846316173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316173.003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter analyses the systems of dispersal that operate between sites of definition and representation, locating the ways that these systems operate as discursive formations that conceptualise, ... More


Depression: Symptomatology, Diagnosis, and Classification

Philip Cowen

in Depression: Law and Ethics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198801900
eISBN:
9780191840456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801900.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the symptomatology, diagnosis, and classification of depression. It begins with a brief historical background on depression, tracing its origins to the classical term ... More


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