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Altruism and HealthPerspectives from Empirical Research

Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Stephen G. Post (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Does a kindly, charitable interest in others have health benefits for the agent, particularly when coupled with helping behaviours? Although the answer remains unclear, researchers have established ... More

Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Many international development efforts have been limited because they are elaborated as exclusively economic projects. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen argues, however, that combating poverty requires ... More

Brief Dynamic Interpersonal TherapyA Clinician's Guide

Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy: A Clinician's Guide

Alessandra Lemma, Mary Target, and Peter Fonagy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199602452
eISBN:
9780191729232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602452.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology

Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT) is a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy developed for the treatment of mood disorders. It is being rolled out as part of the Improving Access to Psychological ... More

Designing Positive PsychologyTaking Stock and Moving Forward

Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Kennon M. Sheldon, Todd B. Kashdan, and Michael F. Steger (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195373585
eISBN:
9780199893263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Positive psychology exploded into public consciousness ten years ago and has continued to capture attention around the world ever since. The movement promised to study positive human nature, using ... More

EmbodiedThe psychology of physical sensation

Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Christopher Eccleston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book examines the ten neglected bodily senses that are rarely discussed. We grow up thinking there are five senses, but we forget about the ten neglected senses of the body that structure and ... More

Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Jeffrey J. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This book seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the research done in sport and exercise psychology with individuals with disabilities. Research from diverse academic disciplines such as ... More

Modernizing SexualityU.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Modernizing Sexuality: U.S. HIV Prevention in Sub-Saharan Africa

Anne Esacove

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199933617
eISBN:
9780190610814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199933617.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Stepping outside of the normal boundaries of HIV scholarship, Modernizing Sexuality shows how Western idealizations of normative sexuality and the power of modernity come together in U.S. prevention ... More

Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery

Music therapy in mental health for illness management and recovery

Michael J. Silverman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198735366
eISBN:
9780191802249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735366.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

The overarching purpose of this text is to focus on a cognitive behavioral and psychoeducational music therapy approach to illness management and recovery with adult psychiatric consumers specific to ... More

Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Raymond MacDonald, Gunter Kreutz, and Laura Mitchell (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

The great saxophonist Charlie Parker once proclaimed ‘if you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn’. This quote has often been used to explain the hedonistic lifestyle of many jazz greats, ... More

On Behalf of OthersThe Psychology of Care in a Global World

On Behalf of Others: The Psychology of Care in a Global World

Sarah Scuzzarello, Catarine Kinnvall, and Kristen R. Monroe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385557
eISBN:
9780199864669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385557.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

What are the critical issues underlying the psychology of ethics and care in a global world? This exciting volume argues that globalization, multiculturalism, and group conflict must be ... More

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