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Sarda, Pawan - - 2009
Background & objectives: Drug induced hepatotoxicity (DIH) is an important and commonly encountered adverse effect with antituberculosis (anti-TB) treatment. Acute viral hepatitis (AVH) is an important confounding reason which clinically, biochemically and histologically mimics DIH.
Salvatori, Roberto - - 2009
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Levant, Ronald - - 2009
The aim of this pilot research project was to assess the efficacy of Alexithymia Reduction Treatment (ART), a six-session manualized psychoeducational group intervention. A quasi-experimental design was used. The six participants in the Treatment Group were recruited at a university-based counseling center and the seven participants in the Treatment as ...
Morrison, Todd - - 2009
Although the muscular mesomorphic body may be the most common one appearing in mass media, the prevalence of muscularity and the ways in which this body is coded characterologically in motion pictures have not been investigated. To examine this topic, a content analysis was conducted on a random sample of ...
Patrick, Shawn - - 2009
Results of a qualitative study of male perceptions of intimacy are reported here. A semi-structured interview was used to interview five male participants on the topic of intimacy. Transcripts of the interviews were reviewed for thematic material with several themes identified. Definitions of intimacy, the role of masculinity, and risks ...
Zackariasson, Maria - - 2009
This article is based on qualitative interviews with a number of young men who are active in the global justice movement in Scandinavia, and particularly examines what role anger may have in their political involvement. The individual narratives and reflections from the interviews are discussed in relation to the role ...
Madsen, Svend - - 2009
The links between men's health and fatherhood are underscored in studies of the psychological transformation of men as they become fathers, studies of men's mood disorders related to fatherhood, and studies of psychotherapy with men who suffer from postpartum depression. This article discusses two aspects of fatherhood in the Nordic ...
Meloy, Michael - - 2009
This article examines the changing perceptions of ideal masculinity in post World War Two America. Ken Kesey, representative of a growing number of antagonistic male writers in the 1950s and 1960s, uses the mental ward in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest as a microcosm for a contemporary society that ...
Willig, Carla - - 2009
Escobar, Fabio - - 2009
Kirkland-Handley, Nick - - 2009
Nanda, Jyoti - - 2009
Both the practices of mindfulness and existential-phenomenological therapy are concerned with exploring human existence. Both acknowledge change, impermanence, uncertainty, suffering/existential anxiety and death, as givens of existence. Both see self and reality as relational, without rigid or permanent substance. Both recognize the inter-related nature of body/mind, subject/object and self/other/world. Existential-phenomenological ...
Kemp, Ryan - - 2009
The author argues that those who suffer with drug addiction live a disturbed relation to their bodies. The theoretical notion of the lived-body is explored drawing on the work of major phenomenological theorists, particularly J.H. van den Berg. The lived-body of addiction is explored by noting that the drug addict ...
Claessens, Marina - - 2009
Mindfulness is an experiential practice in the development of moment-to-moment awareness of our physical, cognitive and affective responses to internal and external stimuli. The ease with which mindfulness can be used at this most basic level has contributed to its increasingly widespread application in a variety of therapeutic modalities as ...
Krycka, Kevin - - 2009
This article draws upon the works of philosopher Emmanuel Levinas and philosopher-psychologist Eugene Gendlin to suggest that a way forward from the intractable is possible if a 1st Person perspective is utilized. Using a case study from ongoing research with inter-religious groups in Israel, the author suggests a 1st Person ...
Brown, Lorraine - - 2009
This paper draws on findings taken from an ethnographic study of the adjustment experiences of international postgraduate students to illuminate the process of change undergone by sojourners. It is observed that exposure to a new culture and distance from the origin culture act as a catalyst for change: students described ...
Weaver, Yana - - 2009
With age our knowledge, emotions and the way we behave mature. The commonly held view of mid-life crisis is that it is an emotional state of doubt and anxiety in which a person becomes uncomfortable with the realization that life is half over. It is a potentially stressful period as ...
Mausch, Karol - - 2009
A sense of purpose in life is inextricably linked with a firm conviction of exercising control over it, and having one's priorities set straight. Health in turn, is affected by stress, by salutogenetic factors, as presented by A. Antonovsky. Disturbances of sense of purpose in life result in psychosomatic disorders. ...
Fletcher, Roly - - 2009
Whilst human aggression is discussed widely in psychological literature, it is often addressed from the standpoint of positivistic science which suggests it is outside the control of the somewhat passive individual, who requires interventions to prevent or control it, implying that all aggression is pathological. Whilst this has its uses, ...
Bazzano, Manu - - 2009
This paper is an appreciation and a critical examination of Spinelli's book Practising Existential Psychotherapy: The Relational World. It uses the points raised by the author to question the validity of the current emphasis therapy culture places on relatedness--and its subsequent avoidance of existential aloneness--and proposes that 'relatedness' is Platonic ...
Burston, Daniel - - 2009
du Plock, - - 2009
Kikuhara, K. - - 2009
Crop-livestock mixed farming systems depend on the efficiency with which nutrients are conserved and recycled. Home-grown forage is used as animal feed and animal excretions are applied to cultivated crop lands as manure. The objective of this study was to develop a mixed farming system model for dairy cattle in ...
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