Sociology Of Mental Disorder (5th Edition)

Publisher: Macmillan/McGraw-Hill
SKU: DADAX0130999261
ISBN : 9780130999269
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Sociology of Mental Disorder (5th Edition)

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.

Specifications of Sociology of Mental Disorder (5th Edition)

AuthorWilliam C. Cockerham
PublisherPrentice Hall
Number Of Pages374
Publication Date1999-09-02
Height9.25 inch.
Length6.25 inch.
Width0.88 inch.
Weight1.57 pounds.

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