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Sociology of Mental Disorder

Sociology of Mental Disorder - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131928534

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ISBN13: 978-0131928534
ISBN10: 0131928538
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
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Sociology of Mental Disorder - 7TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131928534

William C. Cockerham

ISBN13: 978-0131928534
ISBN10: 0131928538
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 06
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Offering a complete review of the field of mental health from a sociological (rather than psychiatric) perspective, this book incorporates the most current data and research findings available--including the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). Chapter topics include the problem of mental disorder; types of mental disorders; concepts of causes and cures; mental disorder as it relates to: deviant behavior, social epidemiology, social class, age, gender, marital status, urban versus rural living and migration, and race; help-seeking behavior and the prepatient experience; acting mentally disordered: the example of schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression; the mental hospital patient; residing in the community; community care and public policy; mental disorder and the law; and mental disorder and public policy in selected countries. For individuals interested in the field of mental health.

Table of Contents

Preface
1 The Problem of Mental Disorder
2 Types of Mental Disorders
3 Mental Disorder: Concepts of Causes and Cures 58
4 Mental Disorder as Deviant Behavior
5 Mental Disorder: Social Epidemiology
6 Mental Disorder: Social Class
7 Mental Disorder: Age, Gender, and Marital Status
8 Mental Disorder: Urban versus Rural Living and Migration
9 Mental Disorder: Race
10 Help-Seeking Behavior and the Prepatient Experience
11 Acting Mentally Disordered: The Example of Schizophrenia, Anxiety, and Depression
12 The Mental Hospital Patient
13 Residing in the Community
14 Community Care and Public Policy
15 Mental Disorder and the Law
16 Mental Disorder and Public Policy in Selected Countries
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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