Sociology Of Mental Disorder (5th Edition)

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ISBN : 0130999261

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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). Types of Mental Disorders. Causes and Cures. Mental Disorder as Deviant Behavior. Social Epidemiology. Social Class. Age, Gender, and Marital Status. Urban Versus Rural Living and Migration. Race. Help-Seeking Behavior and the Prepatient Experience. The Mental Hospital Patient. Residing in the Community. Community Care and Public Policy. Mental Disorder and the Law. Mental Disorder and Public Policy in Selected Countries. Current governmental efforts in mental health reform. Major issues (e.g., community care, deinstitutionalization, and the use of drugs in psychotherapy). For anyone who works with the mentally ill.
Author : William C. Cockerham
ISBN : 0130999261
Language : English
No of Pages : 374
Edition : 5
Publication Date : 9/2/1999
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 9.34x6.29x0.94
Book weight : 0.02

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