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Acton, Helen - - 2010
This paper undertakes an exploration of sexual orientation from an existential perspective in which the author makes her primary focus the philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre and his ideas concerning freedom, facticity and bad faith. The essentialist vs. constructionist debate is visited briefly within the context of existentialism, and the author ...
Nanda, Jyoti - - 2010
In an earlier paper (Nanda, 2009), I put forth the argument that the practice of mindfulness gives rise to existential-phenomenological themes and that both practices of Mindfulness and Existential therapy have many parallels. This paper explores how existential-phenomenological themes inevitably arise in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), one of the ...
Loewenthal, Del - - 2010
The purpose of this paper is to describe a place for exploring notions of well-being at the start of the 21st Century that is in contrast to the increasing cultural dominance of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). An attempt is made to offer such an alternative place where we might still ...
Claessens, Marina - - 2010
This article explores the similarities between Existential Phenomenological Therapy (EPT) and Mindfulness-based third wave Cognitive Behavioural Therapies. It is argued that EPT and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) share common philosophical and ontological principles, but that they differ in important ways, particularly with regard to how their therapeutic objectives are pursued ...
Kemp, Ryan - - 2010
The emergence of 'collective therapies' such as group therapy and therapeutic communities are explored. It is discovered that these therapies start emerging around the beginning of the twentieth century and gain widespread acceptance around the time of the Second World War. This development is understood using the phenomenological theory of ...
Wilson, John - - 2010
Freud's psychoanalysis places repression in the unconscious, working as a mechanical process devoid of awareness, whereas Sartre's phenomenology insists that this repression is entirely conscious and transparent. What, then, might be happening in terms of mental events analysable as either unconscious censorship or conscious denial? This paper investigates what can ...
Medina, Marc - - 2010
The desire to observe and work with the family as the primary unit in the individual's social context has lead to the development of various family therapy methodologies that seem to be predicated on one or both of two theoretical formulations, the first of which is philosophical and the second ...
Favali, Vanessa - - 2010
Historically, nature has been seen as beneficial to human wellbeing. Research has shown that there are a number of physical gains from contact with animals and there are a number of organisations that use animals as part of talking therapies. The present study explored five disabled adult horse-riders' experiences of ...
Dolias, Leo - - 2010
This paper explores the experience of sharing distressing dreams in therapy. The author is influenced by his own therapeutic dream-work, and focuses on his experience working with a client who brings a recurrent bad dream in therapy. A review and critique of Boss' dream theories is included, looking at paradox, ...
Dahlager, Lisa - - 2010
This paper outlines a study of meaning-giving and especially subjectification as a social enterprise, an enterprise that Michel Foucault denotes 'power'. Power is considered an ongoing social game that determines not only what things are, but also who and what we are, i.e. 'subjectification'. By looking at how we become, ...
Steel, Marion - - 2010
The acute hospital setting can be psychologically demanding for medical professionals generally. Working within the medical model, with its focus primarily on the physical, and faced with the patient's fear and suffering, the clinician's self-defence can be to hold back from an empathic response, to concentrate upon attending to the ...
Ruzicka, Jiri - - 2010
The author here considers the phenomena of Good, Evil and Virtue in the context of psychological illness and psychotherapy. He starts with Greek philosophers--stoics, also Aristotle and Plato--who related well, evil and illness to virtue and who considered these qualities as a condition of (psychological) good health. Good health is ...
Smith, Jonathan - - 2010
From a concern with the scientific standing of phenomenology, Giorgi (2010) criticizes two forms of phenomenological practice: interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) and the approach of Collaizzi, along with three doctoral dissertations. In this paper I will respond to the critique of IPA presented by Giorgi.
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Harvie, Barbara - - 2010
Lee, Anna - - 2010
Chow, Josephine - - 2010
As a strategy to counter the current crisis in staff recruitment and retention in dialysis nursing, a new model of care was designed to introduce staff via an assistant in nursing (AIN) program in the haemodialysis units. The aim of this project was to introduce AINs into the haemodialysis units ...
Salem, Lesley - - 2010
Nurses have a central role in the delivery of medicine and education of patients; however, training for nurses on new products is often ad hoc and incomplete. As a result, nurses may be unaware of the complexities and consequences of using new therapeutic protein drugs such as biosimilars. Unlike small-molecule ...
Tranter, Shelley - - 2010
Aim: To identify the level of demand for renal post-graduate Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse training in New South Wales, significant gaps in education resources for career development in renal nursing, and to identify key barriers and enabling factors for undertaking further studies.
McCarthy, Alexandra - - 2010
Poor patient compliance with peritoneal dialysis (PD) has significant adverse effects on morbidity and mortality rates in individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD). It also adds to the resource burdens of healthcare services and providers. This paper explores the notion of PD compliance in patients with CKD with reference to ...
Bochniak, Agnieszka - - 2010
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Cornwall, Jon - - 2010
Hyland, Gail - - 2010
Larmer, Peter - - 2010
Bassett, Kelly - - 2010
Kinaesthetic taping is a new therapeutic tool, and has become increasingly popular within the sporting arena. Despite anecdotal support, there is very little evidence, within the literature, to support the use of kinaesthetic taping. A systematic review was conducted to evaluate and critique randomised controlled trials (RCTs) which have examined ...
Sole, Gisela - - 2010
We evaluated the intra- and intertester reliability of a newly-designed handheld dynamometer (HHD) testing muscle strength on subjects with diabetes/ chronic diseases. Thirteen adults (aged 67.15 [+ or -] 6.11 years) with diabetes/chronic conditions participating in a community exercise programme took part in the study. One registered physiotherapist and two ...
Smith, Joanna - - 2010
Whilst massage therapy techniques are still used within physiotherapy, massage therapy has developed as a specific complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) health service, distinct from physiotherapy, and is one of the fastest growing areas of this sector of the health industry in the United States. New Zealand consumers are also ...
Stotter, Gill - - 2010
D'Amico, Mariana - - 2010
We reviewed the mental health articles published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) from 2008 through 2009 in light of meeting the Centennial Vision charge of supporting practice through evidence. Seven articles that addressed mental health practice were published in AJOT over these years. Review of the articles ...
Tyszka, Andrea - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. We examined the relation of health-promoting behaviors to participation in life roles and health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) in women with multiple sclerosis.
Pizur-Barnekow, Kris - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. Physical and psychological health indicators of mothers who gave birth to medically complex infants were examined to explore potential risk factors for the development of chronic conditions and to develop a scholarly base that supports the inclusion of maternal health in the scope of early intervention practice.
Rosenblum, Sara - - 2010
OBJECTIVE. We examined the internal consistency and construct validity of the Children's Leisure Assessment Scale (CLASS), which measures multidimensional participation in children's and adolescents' leisure activities.
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