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Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Fabrizio Benedetti

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559121
eISBN:
9780191724022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559121.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

One of the most widespread words in medicine is the placebo and placebo effect, although it is not always clear what it means exactly. Recent progress in biomedical research has allowed a better ... More


Intervention and Treatment: Relationships

Faye Mishna

in Bullying: A Guide to Research, Intervention, and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795406
eISBN:
9780199949687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795406.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Interventions at all levels (the individual, the social and environmental) must include relational components and be delivered in the context of a positive relationship. The therapeutic work includes ... More


Human Neural Stem Cell–Mediated Repair of the Contused Spinal Cord: Timing the Microenvironment

Brian J. Cummings, Mitra J. Hooshmand, Desirée L. Salazar, and Aileen J. Anderson

in From Development to Degeneration and Regeneration of the Nervous System

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195369007
eISBN:
9780199865253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369007.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, Development

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a debilitating and devastating condition that affects approximately 11,000 new people in the United States each year. Understanding of the pathophysiology and potential ... More


Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions

Kathleen Mcinnis-Dittrich

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0068
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The phrase “cognitive-behavioral” embraces a broad range of therapeutic interventions, ranging from the complicated process of cognitive restructuring to the relatively simple behavior management ... More


“It’s All in the Head”

James B. Waldram

in Hound Pound Narrative: Sexual Offender Habilitation and the Anthropology of Therapeutic Intervention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272552
eISBN:
9780520952478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272552.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues for an anthropology of therapeutic intervention. An anthropology of therapeutic intervention is a critical phenomenology that explores experience in any therapeutic context or ... More


Commentary from an academic perspective

Kate Wilson

in Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342386
eISBN:
9781447302032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents commentaries on the cases of direct social work with the children presented in the previous chapters from an academic perspective. It suggests that the cases all show how ... More


The Role of Music at the End of life

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/9780195146820.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines the role of music in end-of-life care, explaining that the use of music, as a therapeutic intervention, has played a significant role throughout time in honoring and assisting ... More


Integrating and Economizing Treatment-Relevant Assessment

Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

in Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes efforts to develop a measurement device that could be applied to archival and prospective data for the subsequent ... More


Early Intervention: Turning Parents into Trainers

Laura Mauldin

in Made to Hear: Cochlear Implants and Raising Deaf Children

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816697243
eISBN:
9781452954325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697243.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Outlines the next stage of implantation, the socialization of parents into the ‘therapeutic mode’ of intervention, as well as enumerates the ‘soft aspects’ of implantation, such as providing ... More


Placebo Effects: 2nd Edition: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Fabrizio Benedetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198705086
eISBN:
9780191789151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705086.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

One of the most widespread words in medicine is placebo and placebo effect, although it is not always clear what it means exactly. Recent progress in biomedical research has allowed a better ... More


Social Relations, Mental Health, and Deaf Learners: Approaches to Intervention

Johannes Fellinger and Daniel Holzinger

in Educating Deaf Learners: Creating a Global Evidence Base

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190215194
eISBN:
9780190254841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215194.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Mental health, in the broader context of mental well-being, includes realization of one’s own potential and having positive relationships with others. The high rates of mental health problems in deaf ... More


Prisons’ Policy: The Redevelopment of Holloway Prison

Elaine Player

in The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control: Essays in Honour of Paul Rock

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199580231
eISBN:
9780191702280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580231.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers Paul Rock's work on prison research and his first empirical study focusing exclusively on the treatment of women. In 1996 Paul published Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The ... More


The pros and cons of the preventive mental health approach

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses some of the reasons why Caplanian principles of preventive mental health have not generally as yet found their way into practice and policy in England and Wales. It then ... More


Plasticity in the Developing Brain: Functional Reorganization after Early Brain Damage

Cioni Giovanni, D’Acunto Giulia, and Guzzetta Andrea

in Cerebral Plasticity: New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015233
eISBN:
9780262295444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015233.003.0028
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter concentrates on lesions occurring before or around birth. The sensorimotor system is the main subject of this chapter. It highlights the importance of early sensory stimulation and of ... More


The Homeless Archipelago

Teresa Gowan

in Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders: Homeless in San Francisco

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648696
eISBN:
9781452946351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648696.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter takes a look at San Francisco’s homeless men living under the shelter system to assess their experience in more service-rich environments. Here, social workers and counselors tried to ... More


Commentary from an academic perspective

Jane Dutton

in Developing reflective practice: Making sense of social work in a world of change

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342386
eISBN:
9781447302032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342386.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents commentaries from an academic perspective on the cases of direct social work with the various children presented in the previous chapters. It proposes that the cases all show ... More


Cosmetic Enhancement and Magic Remedies

K. Kannan

in Medicine and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

In addition to curative surgery, surgical interventions to enhance personal aesthetics through cosmetic surgery have become increasingly common. To moralists, cosmetic surgery is tampering with ... More


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