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International perspectives on mental health : critical issues across the lifespan

Author: Barbara Fawcett; Zita Weber; Sheila Wilson
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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"Spanning an international evidence base, this book traces the development of contemporary theory, policy, and practice within the field of mental health. Drawing on snapshots from across the lifespan, it assesses the impact of issues such as gender and sexuality, and explores the range of global perspectives on mental ill health"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Fawcett; Zita Weber; Sheila Wilson
ISBN: 9780230222489 023022248X
OCLC Number: 773905525
Description: x, 196 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Historical moments in mental health : from straitjackets to the streets --
Constructions of mental illness : from the past towards the future --
Legal and ethical dilemmas in mental health --
Children's matters --
Trying times for adolescents : fight, flight and compliance --
Adults : the terrain of mental ill-health --
Older women and men and mental health : turning around the stereotypes --
The case of dual diagnosis --
The upside/down of caring : families in mental health --
Anti-discriminatory practice in mental health --
Concluding remarks.
Responsibility: Barbara Fawcett, Zita Weber and Sheila Wilson.
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