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4. Michael Palin and Graham Taylor: Everyday anxiety and how to cope with it

4. Michael Palin and Graham Taylor: Everyday anxiety and how to cope with it  

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/9780199567157.003.0004
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9780199567157
‘Michael Palin and Graham Taylor: Everyday anxiety and how to cope with it’ presents two real-life accounts of people dealing with anxiety almost every day of their working lives. The first ... 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

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
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Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191815690
DOI: 
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
5. Positive and successful ageing

5. Positive and successful ageing  

Nancy A. Pachana

in Ageing: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2016
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Nov 2016
eISBN: 
9780191792670
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198725329.003.0005
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9780198725329
‘Positive and successful ageing’ examines how, as a society, we can promote positive and successful ageing in terms of physical, mental, and social well-being in later life. It addresses ... More
7. Virtual work

7. Virtual work  

Stephen Fineman

in Work: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778452
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199699360.003.0007
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9780199699360
Information technologies penetrate almost all aspects of our lives. In developed societies many occupations are in some way virtualized. The traditional notion of ‘going to work’ has been ... More
4. Models of depression

4. Models of depression  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

in Depression: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2017
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Jan 2017
eISBN: 
9780191785788
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.003.0004
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9780199558650
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
4. Psychology and legal proceedings

4. Psychology and legal proceedings  

David Canter

in Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777332
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199550203.003.0004
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9780199550203
‘Psychology and legal proceedings’ examines the broader issues of psychological contributions to the legal process. The psychologists' role in determining insanity of a defendant, false ... 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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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0008
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9780199590605
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
7. Getting outside oneself: virtue and meaning

7. Getting outside oneself: virtue and meaning  

Daniel M. Haybron

in Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778575
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199590605.003.0007
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9780199590605
There is no guarantee that immorality won't sometimes make a person happier, or better off, than morality. But does the philosophical notion of the priority of virtue hold? ‘Getting outside ... More
Humour: A Very Short Introduction

Humour: A Very Short Introduction  

Noël Carroll

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
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Jan 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779886
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199552221.001.0001
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book
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9780199552221
Humour: A Very Short Introduction considers the relation of humour to emotion and cognition, explores the value of humour in its social functions, and examines the leading ... More
Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

David Canter

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777332
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199550203.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199550203
Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction discusses the aspects of psychology that are relevant to the legal and criminal process. It includes explanations of criminal ... More
1. The excitement and challenge of forensic psychology

1. The excitement and challenge of forensic psychology  

David Canter

in Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777332
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199550203.003.0001
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9780199550203
What is forensic psychology? ‘The excitement and challenge of forensic psychology’ provides some answers to this question. The term ‘forensic psychology’ is the application to all aspects ... More
4. The glacial dirt machine

4. The glacial dirt machine  

David J. A. Evans

in Glaciation: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2018
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Oct 2018
eISBN: 
9780191808227
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745853.003.0004
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9780198745853
Glaciers and ice sheets create landscape change in three main ways: erosion, deposition, and deformation. The combination of these processes has given glaciers the reputation of being ... More
3. Making illnesses better

3. Making illnesses better  

James Yeates

in Veterinary Science: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191833366
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198790969.003.0003
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9780198790969
An obvious part of veterinary science is about making animals better when they are ill, injured, or disabled. ‘Making illnesses better’ explains the processes involved in identifying what ... More
2. From the cradle to the grave

2. From the cradle to the grave  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

in Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191815690
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753896.003.0002
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chapter
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9780198753896
Clinical psychologists work with an enormous variety of people and ‘From the cradle to the grave’ provides examples of clients taken from all ages and from all walks and stages of life. It ... More
6. Seeing the world differently

6. Seeing the world differently  

Uta Frith

in Autism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776922
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.003.0006
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9780199207565
‘Seeing the world differently’ examines the savant talents possessed by some autistic people. It asks: Could a different way of processing information lead to a different kind of ... More
10. Post-traumatic stress disorder

10. Post-traumatic stress 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/9780199567157.003.0010
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199567157
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is usually triggered by a traumatic event, is defined by the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) as one ... More
2. Glacier ice: definitions and dynamics

2. Glacier ice: definitions and dynamics  

David J. A. Evans

in Glaciation: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2018
Published Online: 
Oct 2018
eISBN: 
9780191808227
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198745853.003.0002
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ISBN: 
9780198745853
The shape and size of glacier ice bodies (their morphology) is dictated by the interplay between climate and topography, and a classification scheme has been adopted to cover all the ... More
Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

Susan Llewelyn and Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2017
Published Online: 
Apr 2017
eISBN: 
9780191815690
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198753896.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198753896
Clinical psychology makes a significant contribution to mental healthcare worldwide. Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction provides insights into the world of clinical ... More

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