Sociology of Mental Disorder

Sociology of Mental Disorder

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Offering a review of the field of mental health from a sociological perspective, this text incorporates the most current data and research findings available, including the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 566.99g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0131254693
  • 9780131254695

Table of contents

The Problem of Mental Disorder. Types of Mental Disorders. Mental Disorder. Concepts of Causes and Cures. Mental Disorder as Deviant Behaviour. Mental Disorder: Social Epidemiology. Mental Disorder: Social Class. Mental Disorder: Age, Gender, and Marital Status. Mental Disorder: Urban Versus Rural Living and Migration. Mental Disorder: Race. Help-Seeking Behaviour and the Prepatient Experience. The Mental Hospital Inpatient Experience. The Postpatient Experience. Community Care and Public Policy. Mental Disorder and the Law. Mental Disorder and Public Policy in Selected more

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