‘I worry so much I think it will kill me’: Psychosocial health and the links to the conditions of women's lives in Papua New Guinea
- Conditioned Helplessness. Kirk, Douglas // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX);9/9/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 36, p4
The author reflects on the ability of mankind to handle and overcome conditioned helplessness that is induced by several factors such as the existing political climate in the U.S.
- Connecting Personal Biography and Social History: Women Casino Workers and the Global Economy. Jones, Jill B.; Chandler, Susan // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare;Dec2001, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p173
Economic globalization has been described as the "most fundamental redesign of the planet's political and economic arrangements since as least the industrial revolution" (Mander, 1996). This article explores its implications in the lives of a group of women casino workers. Based on a qualitative...
- Impact of a Training Package for Community Birth Attendants in Madagascar. Lucey, Olivia; Andriatsihosena, Mamy; Ellis, Matthew // Journal of Tropical Pediatrics;Feb2011, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p59
This brief report assesses the impact of community birth attendant training and explores barriers to safe delivery in rural Madagascar. We assessed the knowledge of 25 community birth attendants using interviewer-administered questionnaires and explored attitudes to delivery in 4 focus groups of...
- Improving Knowledge and Process for International Emergency Medicine Fellowship Applicants: A Call for a Uniform Application. Jacquet, Gabrielle A.; Bayram, Jamil D.; Ewen, William B.; Hansoti, Bhakti; Andescavage, Steven; Price, David; Suter, Robert E.; Vu, Alexander // Emergency Medicine International;2013, p1
Background. There are currently 34 International Emergency Medicine (IEM) fellowship programs. Applicants and programs are increasing in number and diversity. Without a standardized application, applicants have a difficulty approaching programs in an informed and an organized method; a...
- How do national cultures influence lay people's preferences toward doctors' style of communication? A comparison of 35 focus groups from an European cross national research. Rimondini, Michela; Maria Angela Mazzi; Myriam Deveugele; Jozien M. Bensing; Mazzi, Maria Angela; Deveugele, Myriam; Bensing, Jozien M // BMC Public Health;12/14/2015, Vol. 15, p1
Background:The evidence that inspires and fosters communication skills, teaching programmes and clinical recommendations are often based on national studies which assume, implicitly, that patients' preferences towards doctors' communication style are not significantly affected by...
- Perceptions of Learned Helplessness Among Emerging Adults Aging Out of Foster Care. Gomez, Rebecca; Ryan, Tiffany; Norton, Christine; Jones, Courtney; Galán-Cisneros, Patricia // Child & Adolescent Social Work Journal;Dec2015, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p507
Emerging adults (18-25) aging out of foster care are more likely than their peers who did not age out to experience poor outcomes. Using content analytic procedures, this study analyzed semi-structured interviews (n = 134) and four focus groups with homeless emerging adults, including a subset...
- Hopefulness and empowerment in minority help-seekers. Harvey, C.B.; Harvey, C.M. // Guidance & Counseling;Summer95, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p42
Discusses the issues of learned helplessness and proposes learned hopefulness as an outcome of counseling interventions. Minority qualities; Empowerment and counseling.
- Editor's Note. Steinmetz, Joseph E. // Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Jan-Mar2002, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p3
Introduces a series of articles related to helplessness and learned irrelevance published in 'Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science.'
- On Learned Helplessness. Overmier, J. Bruce // Integrative Physiological & Behavioral Science;Jan-Mar2002, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p4
Presents an overview of the origin and development of research on learned helplessness. Study on the nature of avoidance learning derived from Mowrer's two-process theory; Effects of the exposure to uncontrollable traumatic events; Mechanism offered to account for the observed phenomenon in...