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Review: Un passé contraignant: double bind et transculturation

Policy Priorities and Women’s Double Bind in Brazil

Doubled Conscience and Dilemmas of Double Bind: A Medieval Insight and a Twelfth‐Century Misconstrual?

The Double Bind of the Protestant Reformation: The Birth of Fundamentalism and the Necessity of Pluralism

Double-Consciousness/Double Bind: Theoretical Issues in Twentieth Century Black Literature. Sandra Adell. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1994.

A Double Bind: Malta and the Rescue of Unwanted Migrants at Sea, a Legal Anthropological Perspective on the Humanitarian Law of the Sea

Double-stranded RNA-dependent protein kinase, PKR, binds preferentially to Huntington’s disease (HD) transcripts and is activated in HD tissue

The p53-induced mouse zinc finger protein wig-1 binds double-stranded RNA with high affinity

Rad52 and Ku bind to different DNA structures produced early in double‐strand break repair

Detection of DNA hybridization by use of a lanthanide fluorescent intercalator that specifically binds to double stranded DNA

hSSB1 rapidly binds at the sites of DNA double-strand breaks and is required for the efficient recruitment of the MRN complex

The protein ORF80 from the acidophilic and thermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus islandicus binds highly site-specifically to double-stranded DNA and represents a novel type of basic leucine zipper protein


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An inescapable dilemma involving conflicting demands that allow no right or satisfactory response. An influential theory of the aetiology of schizophrenia was put forward by the English-born US anthropologist Gregory Bateson (1904–80) and several co-authors in an article in the journal Behavioral Science in 1956, according to which schizophrenia is caused by parenting styles that create double binds for children, as when a mother complains to her son for not giving her a kiss but recoils physically whenever the child does kiss her. This theory was enthusiastically adopted by the Scottish psychiatrist Ronald D(avid) Laing (1927–89) and others during the 1970s and 1980s, but empirical evidence has not been forthcoming in support of the theory, despite its attractiveness. See also avoidance-avoidance conflict, schizophrenogenic.

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