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Handbook of the sociology of mental health

Author: Carol S Aneshensel; Jo C Phelan; Alex Bierman
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2013.
Series: Handbooks of sociology and social research
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd ed. 2013View all editions and formats

Now in this updated second edition, the comprehensive handbook of mental health sociology features theory-driven reviews of recent research with an inclusive approach to investigating the myriad ways  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol S Aneshensel; Jo C Phelan; Alex Bierman
ISBN: 9789400742765 9400742762 9789400742758 9400742754
OCLC Number: 811118382
Notes: Humanities, Social Science and Law (Springer-11648).
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: Preface to the Second Edition.- Acknowledgements.- Chapter 1. The Sociology of Mental Health: Surveying the Field; Carol S. Aneshensel.- I. CONCEPTUALIZATIONS OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS.- Chapter 2. Listening to Voices: Patient Experience and the Meanings of Mental Illness; David A. Karp and Lara B. Birk.- Chapter 3. Mental Illness as Psychiatric Disorder; Martha L. Bruce amd Patrick J. Raue.- Chapter 4. The Medicalization of Mental Disorder; Peter Conrad and Caitlin Slodden.- Chapter 5. Public Beliefs about Mental Illness; Jason Schittker.- Chapter 6. The Sociological Study of Mental Illness:A Critique and Synthesis of Four Perspectives; Allan V. Horwitz.-II. METHODOLOGY.- Chapter 7. Issues in Mental Health Assessment; Galan E. Switzer, Mary Amanda Dew and Evelyn J. Bromet.- Chapter 8. Analyzing Associations between Mental Health and Social Circumstances; John Mirowsky.- III. THE SOCIAL DISTRIBUTION OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS.- Chapter 9. Overview of Descriptive Epidemiology of Mental Disorders; Ronald C. Kessler.- Chapter 10. Age, Aging and Mental Health; Kenneth F. Ferraro and Lindsay A. Rinaldo.- Chapter11. Social Stratification, Social Closure and Social Class as Determinants of Mental Health Disparities; Charles Muntaner, Edwin Ng, Christophe Vanroelen, Sharon Christ, and William W. Eaton.- Chapter 12. Social Stratification and Inequality; Jane D. McLeod.- Chapter 13. Race, Nativity, and Cultural Influences in the Sociology of Mental Health; Tony N. Brown, Katharine M. Donato, Mary Therese Laske, and Ebony M. Duncan.- Chapter 14. Gender and Mental Health; Sarah Rosenfield and Dawne Mouzon.- IV. SOCIAL ANTECEDENTS.- Chapter15. Social Stress in the 21st Century; Blair Wheaton, Shirin Montazer, Marisa Young, and Catherine Stuart.- Chapter 16. Current Issues and Future Directions in Research into the Stress Process; Leonard I. Pearlin and Alex Bierman.- Chapter 17. Social Relations, Social Integration, and social Suppoort; J. Blake Turner.- Chapter 18. Self, Identity, Stress and Mental Health; Peggy A. Thoits.- Chapter 19. The Sense of Personal Control: Social Structural Causes and Emotional Consequences; Catherine E. Ross and John Mirowsky.- V. INSTITUTIONAL ANTECEDENTS.- Chapter 20. Family Status and Mental Health: Recent Advances and Future Directions; Debra Umberstone, Mieke Beth Thomeer, and Kristi Williams.- Chapter 21. The Sociology of Work and Well-Being; Mark Tausig.- Chapter 22. Religion and Mental Health; Scott, Schieman, Alex Bierman, and Christopher G. Ellison.- Chapter 23. Neighborhood Context and Mental Health; Terrence D. Hill and David Maimon.- VI. SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES.- Chapter 24. The Social Dynamics of Responding to Mental Health Problems: Past, Present and Future Challenges to Understanding Individuals' Use of Services; Bernice A. Pescosolido, Carol A. Boyer and Tait R. Medina.- Chapter 25. Labeling and Stigma; Bruce G. Link and Jo C. Phelan.- Chapter 26. The Impact of Mental Illness on the Family; William R. Avison and Jinette Comeau.- Chapter 27. Mental Health and the Law; Virginia Aldige Hiday and Heathcote W. Wales.- VII. SOCIAL CONTINUITIES.- Chapter 28. Life Course Perspectives on Mental Health; Linda K. George.- Chapter 29. Mental Illness as a Career: Sociological Perspectives; Carol S. Aneshensel.-
Series Title: Handbooks of sociology and social research
Responsibility: edited by Carol S. Aneshensel, Jo C. Phelan, Alex Bierman.


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