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Fragile Learning

Author : David Mathew
ISBN : 9780429913914
Genre : Psychology
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What are the barriers and obstacles to adults learning? What makes the process of adult learning so fragile? And what exactly do we mean by Fragile Learning? This book addresses these questions in two ways. In Part One, it looks at challenges to learning, examining issues such as language invention in a maximum security prison, geography and bad technology, and pedagogic fragility in Higher Education. Through a psychoanalytic lens, Fragile Learning examines authorial illness and the process of slow recovery as a tool for reflective learning, and explores ethical issues in problem-based learning. The second part of the book deals specifically with the problem of online anxiety. From cyberbullying to Internet boredom, the book asks what the implications for educational design in our contemporary world might be. It compares education programmes that insist on the Internet and those that completely ban it, while exploring conflict, virtual weapons and the role of the online personal tutor. The book also examines the issue of time as a barrier to learning and its links to unconscious thinking, as well as defining fragility in a summative essay.

The Care Factory

Author : David Mathew
ISBN : 9781443896672
Genre : Literary Collections
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What is care? The Care Factory consists of six essays, each of which is an invitation to the reader to form an opinion on what care happens to be. Each chapter looks at care in a different setting, and a variety of psychoanalytic frameworks are employed on which to hang arguments. The eponymous first chapter investigates undergraduate courses in nursing and midwifery that have care on the syllabus. Is it possible to teach care? What if the person teaching care is not someone who cares? The second chapter is ‘Banquet of Crumbs’. If care can be experienced in any setting and at any time, is there anything that happens to those who care that we might regard as generic? What does caring do to the practitioners who care? The focus of ‘The Breaking of Wings’ is prisons and secure settings for children and adolescents. How do such institutions endorse and exhibit care? In ‘Nostalgia’s Engine’, the focus is on the care generated by successful group assimilation and the manufacture of nostalgia. Using the example of the punk movement of the 1970s, this chapter describes how organisations offer their participants communities of care, irrespective of their outward appearance of hostility. ‘Caring for Our Creations’ is about writing, and about one’s responsibilities for what one drafts into existence. This chapter is not so much about a narrative of care as the care of a narrative. Finally, ‘Take Care: A Coda’ represents a lesson on how one cares for oneself in an atmosphere of tension and bereavement anxiety.

Abnormal Child Psychology International Edition

Author : Eric Mash
ISBN : 9781133492610
Genre : Psychology
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This book’s thoughtful and accurate balance of developmental, clinical-diagnostic, and experimental approaches to child and adolescent psychopathology is accessible to a broad range of readers. Up-to-date and forward-looking, the book continues to provide the most authoritative, scholarly, and comprehensive coverage of these subjects, tracing the developmental course of each disorder and showing how biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors interact with a child’s environment. Coverage includes the DSM-IV-TR and dimensional approaches to classification as well as evidence-based assessment and treatment, contemporary research, and the latest theories related to the predominantly inattentive ADHD subtype, early-onset and the developmental propensity model of conduct disorder, the triple vulnerability model of anxiety, the tripartite model in children, depression, and autism. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Genetic Instabilities And Neurological Diseases

Author : Robert D. Wells
ISBN : 0080463770
Genre : Medical
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Genetic Instabilities and Neurological Diseases covers DNA repeat instability and neurological disorders, covering molecular mechanisms of repeat expansion, pathogenic mechanisms, clinical phenotype, parental gender effects, genotype-phenotype correlation, and diagnostic applications of the molecular data. This updated edition provides updates of these repeat expansion mutations, including the addition of many new chapters, and old chapters rewritten as extensions of the previous edition. This book is an invaluable reference source for neuroscientists, geneticists, neurologists, molecular biologists, genetic counsellors and students. Contributions by most of the principal research teams in the area, edited by world-renowned leaders Lays the background for future investigations on related diseases

Weisheit Des Ungesicherten Lebens

Author : Alan Watts
ISBN : 9783426421406
Genre : Religion
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Der moderne Mensch will das Leben immer stärker planen und kontrollierbar machen. Er treibt einen unglaublichen technischen Aufwand, nur um sich sicherer zu fühlen. Dahinter steckt ein ängstliches Ich, das sich von der Welt bedroht fühlt. Alan Watts zeigt den Weg in eine tiefere Dimension des Bewusstseins, in der man dem Leben vollkommen offen und furchtlos zu begegnen lernt.

Das Buch Der Freude

Author : Dalai Lama
ISBN : 9783641191917
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Zwei weise Männer, eine Botschaft Sie sind zwei der bedeutendsten Leitfiguren unserer Zeit: Seine Heiligkeit der Dalai Lama und Erzbischof Desmond Tutu. Obwohl ihr Leben von vielen Widrigkeiten und Gefahren geprägt war, strahlen sie eine Freude aus, die durch nichts zu erschüttern ist. Im Buch der Freude vereinen die „Brüder im Geiste“ ihre immense Lebenserfahrung und die Weisheit ihrer Weltreligionen zu einer gemeinsamen zentralen Erkenntnis: Nur tief empfundene Freude kann sowohl das Leben des Einzelnen als auch das globale Geschehen spürbar zum Positiven wandeln. Unabhängig von allen Herausforderungen und Krisen, mit denen wir täglich konfrontiert werden, können wir diese Energie in uns entfalten und weitergeben. So wird die Freude zur Triebkraft, die unserem Dasein mehr Liebe und Sinn verleiht – und zugleich Hoffnung und Frieden in unsere unsichere Welt bringt.

Fr Hintervention F R Kinder Mit Autismus

Author : Sally J. Rogers
ISBN : 3456853858
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The Role Of Associative Fear And Avoidance Learning In Anxiety Disorders Gaps And Directions For Future Research

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Highlights: Review demonstrating the role of fear acquisition, generalization, extinction, return, and avoidance learning for anxiety disorders. Basic research needs to target distinct mechanism such as extinction (generalization) and avoidance. Basic research needs to target individual differences pertinent to anxiety disorders such as comorbid depression, age, and sex. Basic research needs to target paradigms involving ambiguity and conflict. Clinical translation studies are needed to validate basic research strategies aiming at treatment optimization. Abstract: Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders and are often chronic and disabling. Although exposure-based treatments are effective, a substantial number of individuals fail to fully remit or experience a return of symptoms after treatment. Understanding the critical processes underlying the development and treatment of anxiety disorders will help identify individuals at risk and optimize treatments. Aversive associative learning offers explanatory pathways through which fear and anxiety emerge, spread, persist, and resurge. This narrative review examines the advances made in our understanding of associative fear and avoidance learning in anxiety disorders. Overall, the extant literature supports a key role of aversive associative learning in the development and treatment of anxiety disorders. However, research targeting specific mechanisms such as extinction generalization and avoidance, the fragility of extinction, and moderating influences of individual differences pertinent to anxiety disorders (e.g., age, sex, depression) is needed. We discuss the need for more ecological valid and complex paradigms to model ambiguity and conflict as well as for clinical translation studies to optimize treatment.

Fundamentals Of Nursing

Author : Patricia Ann Potter
ISBN : PSU:000059251279
Genre : Medical
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This textbook is designed for beginning students in all types of professional nursing programs. The comprehensive coverage provides fundamental nursing concepts, skills, and techniques of nursing practice and a firm foundation for more advanced areas of study. [It] provides a contemporary approach to nursing practice, discussing the entire scope of primary, acute, and restorative care. -Pref. to the Instructor.

Basic Nursing

Author : Patricia Ann Potter
ISBN : UOM:39015019555971
Genre : Medical
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