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Rational and Irrational Beliefs in Primary Prevention and Mental Health

Donald A. Caserta, E. Thomas Dowd, Daniel David, and Albert Ellis

in Rational and Irrational Beliefs: Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195182231
eISBN:
9780199870684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182231.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reviews research on the relationship between rational beliefs (RBs) and indicators of emotional wellness, the predictive utility of RBs when identifying healthier adaptive functioning in ... More


“I Came to Tell You of My Life”: Narrative Expositions of “Mental Health” in an American Indian Community

Joseph P. Gone

in Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter traces the cultural contours of “mental health” among the Gros Ventres of the Fort Belknap Indian reservation in north central Montana. This group configures wellness much differently ... More


Care for the Child with HIV Infection and AIDS

Lori Wiener, Cynthia Fair, Maryland Pao, and Philip Pizzo

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines hospice care for children with AIDS and HIV infection. It discusses the historical response of pediatric hospital to AIDS, the social considerations that affect the care of ... More


Dimensions of Islamic Religious Healing in America

Marcia Hermansen

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers frameworks and practices of religious healing among Muslims in Chicago, primarily South Asians and Arab immigrants and followers of various American Sufi movements. It ... More


Health Protection, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention at the Workplace

René Mendes and Elizabeth Costa Dias

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health promotion seeks to improve the level of health in a population by preventing diseases, controlling hazards, improving fitness and well being and enhancing the capacity or workers to work and ... More


Biological Involution?: The Production of Diseased Citizens

Ticktin Miriam

in Casualties of Care: Immigration and the Politics of Humanitarianism in France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269040
eISBN:
9780520950535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269040.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines the production of the disabled subject in France, at the intersection of the global political economy and universal regimes of care. The chapter takes an approach that questions ... More


Wellness as an Ecological Enterprise

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The Wellness topic has significance for the analysis of risk and protective factors—currently of interest to prevention research investigators. The longstanding tradition of emphasizing ... More


From health to tourism: being mobile in the wellness sector in Hungary

Katalin Formadi

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines cross-mobility in the emerging field of employment in the health and wellness tourist sector in Hungary, thereby extending the notion of professional development to a sector ... More


Invisible Strategies

Sherry Hamby

in Battered Women's Protective Strategies: Stronger Than You Know

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199873654
eISBN:
9780199369645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873654.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Many, many steps women take to protect themselves are all but invisible to many people. Battered women do many things to protect themselves that have been little documented in research and little ... More


Community Environmental Education

Marianne E. Krasny, Mutizwa Mukute, Olivia M. Aguilar, Mapula Priscilla Masilela, and Lausanne Olvitt

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines the positive impact of community environmental education programs on both communities and the environment. Community environmental education uses environmental learning and ... More


Grassroots Leadership: Making the Invisible Visible

in Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership: An Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776479
eISBN:
9780804781626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776479.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book presents the results of a three-year case study involving interviews with hundreds of faculty and staff grassroots leaders across almost every sector of higher education. It identifies five ... More


Umami and wellness

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses how umami promotes health and wellness. Food with umami can often be prepared with significantly less salt, sugar, and fat without sacrificing the delicious taste of the ... More


Wildlife Wellness: A New Ethical Frontier for Zoos and Aquariums

Terry L. Maple and Valerie D. Segura

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Zoo Atlanta emerged from an institutional crisis in 1984 when city, county business, and government leaders united to transform the former municipal zoo into a public-private partnership ... More


Cosmopolitan Healing: The Spiritual Fix of White Femininity

Raka Shome

in Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038730
eISBN:
9780252096686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038730.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines what it calls the “spiritual fix” of white femininity. More specifically, it looks at a particular kind of borderlessness of white femininity—one that is organized around a ... More


Living Shin

Catherine A. Schaeffer

in Moving Consciously: Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039409
eISBN:
9780252097492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039409.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, the author reflects on the ways that living Shin has enriched her work as a university professor, professional dancer, choreographer, and human being. She first talks about her ... More


In the Midst of Caring for Ill Parents

Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim

in Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768976
eISBN:
9780814771983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768976.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores how adult children of Korean immigrants navigate health care options for their parents, paying attention to the personal limitations and challenges that they face in caring for ... More


Enabling Student Fitness and Good Health Becomes a Priority

Edward F. Zigler, Jim Hinson, and Jennifer Walker

in Inspiring Greatness in Education: A School of the 21st Century Model at the Independence School District

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199897841
eISBN:
9780190217686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897841.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 8 details Dr. Hinson’s decision to advance District wellness initiatives influenced by School of the 21st Century concepts for “whole school” reform and broadening services for children and ... More


Communities Making a Difference: The Youth Take Action

Michael J. Kral

in The Return of the Sun: Suicide and Reclamation Among Inuit of Arctic Canada

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190269333
eISBN:
9780190269357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190269333.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses how health and well-being have been delivered and managed in the Canadian Arctic, and how delivery and management have moved from the federal to territorial government. The ... More


Passion and Physical Health

Robert J. Vallerand

in The Psychology of Passion: A Dualistic Model

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199777600
eISBN:
9780190457099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777600.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In this chapter, the role of passion in health is addressed. It is first proposed that a growth-oriented health model provides a more complete view of both the illness and wellness perspectives in ... More


Wellness Recovery Action Planning: The Role of Wellness Promotion in a New Paradigm of Community Mental Health

Mary Ellen Copeland and Jessica A. Jonikas

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health: Towards Transformative Change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199362424
eISBN:
9780199362448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362424.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes one particular, consumer-created and -operated approach that has received a great deal of attention in North America—Wellness Recovery Action Plans (WRAP). It outlines the ... More


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