Sociology of Mental Disorder / Edition 6

Sociology of Mental Disorder / Edition 6

by William C. Cockerham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130979597

ISBN-13: 9780130979599

Pub. Date: 08/26/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book presents the major issues and research findings found in the abundant sociological literature on mental disorder. 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

…  See more details below

Overview

This book presents the major issues and research findings found in the abundant sociological literature on mental disorder. 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. For sociologists, psychologists, and other professionals interested in the latest research findings in the field of mental health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130979599
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/26/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The problem of mental disorder1
Ch. 2Types of mental disorders29
Ch. 3Mental disorder : concepts of causes and cures60
Ch. 4Mental disorder as deviant behavior97
Ch. 5Mental disorder : social epidemiology129
Ch. 6Mental disorder : social class141
Ch. 7Mental disorder : age, gender, and marital status159
Ch. 8Mental disorder : urban versus rural living and migration181
Ch. 9Mental disorder : race191
Ch. 10Help-seeking behavior and the prepatient experience211
Ch. 11Acting mentally disordered : the example of schizophrenia, anxiety, and depression222
Ch. 12The mental hospital patient247
Ch. 13Residing in the community271
Ch. 14Community care and public policy286
Ch. 15Mental disorder and the law307
Ch. 16Mental disorder and public policy in selected countries335

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >