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A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness / Edition 3

A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness / Edition 3

by Anne Rogers, David Pilgrim


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ISBN-13: 9780335215836
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/16/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Anne Rogers is Professor of Health Systems Implementation in the Faculty of Health Sciences Building at the University of Southampton, UK.

David Pilgrim is Professor of Mental Health Policy in the Department of Social Work at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. His career has been divided between higher education and the NHS.

Table of Contents

Perspectives on mental health and illness
Stigma revisited and lay representations of mental health problems
Social class and mental health
Women and men
Race and ethnicity
Age and ageing
Mental health work and professions
The treatment of people with mental health problems
The organization of mental health work
Psychiatry and legal control
Users of mental health services
Public mental health and the pursuit of happiness

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