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3. Life satisfaction

3. Life satisfaction  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778575
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10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0003
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Can we use life satisfaction as a measure of happiness? ‘Life satisfaction’ looks at the idea that we measure our own happiness levels using subjective standards. This view has appeal as it ... More
8. Changes and transitions

8. Changes and transitions  

Stephen Fineman

in Work: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780191778452
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10.1093/actrade/9780199699360.003.0008
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A polarization of jobs in the West between ‘lousy’ and ‘lovely’ has recently been observed. Well-paid managerial jobs have increased as have low-paid service jobs with middle-paid skilled ... More
4. Relationship changes—parents and peers

4. Relationship changes—parents and peers  

Peter K. Smith

in Adolescence: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2016
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May 2016
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9780191785245
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10.1093/actrade/9780199665563.003.0004
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Adolescence is a period of great change in relationships with parents and peers. A traditional, simple view was that relationships with peers became more influential, and relationships with ... More
Depression: A Very Short Introduction

Depression: A Very Short Introduction  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.001.0001
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9780199558650
Covering melancholia, depression, manic depression, and bipolar disorder, Depression: A Very Short Introduction gives a brief account of the history of these concepts, before focusing on ... More
4. Models of depression

4. Models of depression  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0004
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Epidemiological studies of depression give important insights into populations at higher risk of depression, but not everyone in certain high-risk circumstances will develop a clinical ... More
3. Who is at risk of depression?

3. Who is at risk of depression?  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0003
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One advantage of the more consistent application of diagnostic criteria for identifying individuals with a depressive disorder is that it allows national and international comparisons to be ... More
5. A global concept

5. A global concept  

Kevin Kenny

in Diaspora: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780199365913
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10.1093/actrade/9780199858583.003.0005
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‘A global concept’ describes how scattered communities have formed new bonds of solidarity. Decolonization caused new kinds of migration to occur. Anti-Chinese sentiment in Indonesia and ... More
4. Time-limited psychotherapy

4. Time-limited psychotherapy  

Tom Burns and Eva Burns‐Lundgren

in Psychotherapy: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2015
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Jan 2015
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9780191781599
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10.1093/actrade/9780199689361.003.0004
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For many therapists and patients, short-term therapies are now the treatments of choice. ‘Time-limited psychotherapy’ describes three time-limited psychotherapies that have emerged with ... More
6. The institutional RevolutionThe Sonoran dynasty (1920–1934)

6. The institutional Revolution: The Sonoran dynasty (1920–1934)  

Alan Knight

in The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2016
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Jan 2016
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9780191807664
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10.1093/actrade/9780198745631.003.0006
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‘The institutional Revolution: The Sonoran dynasty’ concentrates on the evolution of the Revolution—the Revolution in power—during the 1920s under the leadership of Obregón and then his ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Eric Rauchway

in The Great Depression and New Deal: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365609
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10.1093/actrade/9780195326345.003.0888
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The Great Depression caused a profound crisis in the US. The world that broke down in 1929 broke down for reasons that had been predicted before. The Introduction gives a brief analysis of ... More
7. Dreaming as delirium: sleep and mental illness

7. Dreaming as delirium: sleep and mental illness  

J. Allan Hobson

in Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775499
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802156.003.0007
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9780192802156
‘Dreaming as delirium’ shows that dreaming and severe mental illness are not only analogous, but identical. It is easy to imagine that physical changes in brain state can produce psychosis, ... More
4. Measuring happiness

4. Measuring happiness  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778575
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10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0004
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Can happiness be measured or is it too elusive and complex to measure? ‘Measuring happiness’ looks at the issues associated with trying to measure happiness. Measures of happiness can be ... More
8. A good life

8. A good life  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2013
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9780191778575
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10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0008
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What do we mean by a good life? A good life must come to an end. ‘A good life’ looks at what could be said to constitute such a life. There are two fundamental parts: whether your life is ... More
Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

Happiness: A Very Short Introduction  

Daniel M. Haybron

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Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778575
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10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.001.0001
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Happiness: A Very Short Introduction considers the true nature of happiness and the current thinking on the subject, from psychology to philosophy. What is happiness? Is it ... More
6. Current controversies, future directions

6. Current controversies, future directions  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0006
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9780199558650
Some people believe depression is massively over-diagnosed, some believe it to be an understandable reaction to life that should not be medicalized or treated, and some view depression as a ... More
Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Fashion: A Very Short Introduction  

Rebecca Arnold

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777318
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.001.0001
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9780199547906
Fashion: A Very Short Introduction presents fashion's myriad influences and manifestations. Fashion is a dynamic global industry that plays an important role in the economic, ... More
1. Designers

1. Designers  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777318
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0002
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Historically most clothing was home-made but by the end of the 17th century tailors began establishing their names. The name of the tailor became associated with a certain style and ... More
3. Industry

3. Industry  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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9780191777318
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0004
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9780199547906
The fashion industry is predicated on change. It is inherently unstable and seasonal. ‘Industry’ charts the history of the fashion design business in all its guises from the 14th century, ... More
4. Shopping

4. Shopping  

Rebecca Arnold

in Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777318
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10.1093/actrade/9780199547906.003.0005
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How has the retail end of the fashion industry changed? During the Renaissance, fabrics were bought from markets and pedlars, as they had been for centuries. Textiles were relatively ... More
7. Depression in modern society

7. Depression in modern society  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
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9780191785788
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10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0007
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9780199558650
No age, gender, or social group is immune to depression and it is a very common human experience. ‘Depression in modern society’ considers the global impact of depression and how major ... More

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