Sociology of Mental Disorder / Edition 9

Sociology of Mental Disorder / Edition 9

by William C. Cockerham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205913873

ISBN-13: 9780205913879

Pub. Date: 07/23/2013

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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;

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205913879
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/23/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
159,249
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Problem of Mental Disorder.
2. Types of Mental Disorders.
3. Mental Disorder: Concepts of Causes and Cures.
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.
Index.

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