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3. Nature or nurture?

3. Nature or nurture?  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199567157
Do we inherit anxiety through our genes, or learn it from those closest to us? ‘Nature or nurture?’ looks at the evidence. Twin adoption studies point to a genetic influence, but ... More
Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction  

Peter K Smith

Print Publication Year: 
May 2016
Published Online: 
May 2016
eISBN: 
9780191785245
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199665563.001.0001
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book
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9780199665563
Adolescence is a turbulent period to live through. Marking the transition from the world of childhood to adult life, the adolescent faces many challenges and opportunities, including ... More
IntroductionCatching cultures in high relief

Introduction: Catching cultures in high relief  

James Marten

in The History of Childhood: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2018
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Sep 2018
eISBN: 
9780190681418
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190681388.003.0001
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9780190681388
Although the biological facts of being a child have remained largely the same, philosophers and theologians, reformers and policymakers, educators and scholars have, over the last few ... More
5. Developing our identity as reflective scientist-practitioners

5. Developing our identity as reflective scientist-practitioners  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

in Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
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9780191815690
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10.1093/actrade/9780198753896.003.0005
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9780198753896
‘Developing our identity as reflective scientist-practioners’ considers the benefits and drawbacks of working as a clinical psychologist. It looks at the different areas of clinical ... More
2. How psychoanalysis began

2. How psychoanalysis began  

Daniel Pick

in Psychoanalysis: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2015
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Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780191782404
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199226818.003.0002
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9780199226818
Psychoanalysis emerged between the 1880s and 1900s. Its origins can be traced to many sources, but mostly to the work of Sigmund Freud. ‘How psychoanalysis began’ considers, in turn, ... More
7. Panic disorder

7. Panic disorder  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0007
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9780199567157
Panic is a common feature of all anxiety disorders, and other psychological problems too, but it takes centre stage in panic disorder where a person experiences recurrent, unexpected panic ... More
5. Radical Dickens

5. Radical Dickens  

Jenny Hartley

in Charles Dickens: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2019
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Feb 2019
eISBN: 
9780191783203
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198714996.003.0005
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9780198714996
Charles Dickens was a life-long radical. According to Forster, it was Dickens’s childhood experiences that instilled ‘the hatred of oppression, the revolt against abuse of power, and the ... More
Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199567157
Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction explains what anxiety is, why it is a normal and vital part of our emotional life, and the factors that cause it. Are we born with fears or ... More
9. Obsessive-compulsive disorder

9. Obsessive-compulsive disorder  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

in Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.003.0009
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199567157
Obsessions in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) are upsetting and unwanted thoughts, images, and impulses that constantly recur. So distressing are they that people with OCD use a variety ... More
2. Public and private

2. Public and private  

Jenny Hartley

in Charles Dickens: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2019
Published Online: 
Feb 2019
eISBN: 
9780191783203
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198714996.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198714996
Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in February 1812. ‘Public and private’ describes his early childhood, his first jobs, and his move into writing. His father’s imprisonment for debt ... More

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