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The SAGE handbook of mental health and illness

Author: David Pilgrim; Bernice A Pescosolido; Anne Rogers
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title integrates the conceptual, empirical and evidence-based threads of mental health as an area of study, research and practice. It approaches mental health from two perspectives - firstly as a positive state of well-being and secondly as psychological difference or abnormality in its social context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
SAGE handbook of mental health and illness.
Los Angeles : SAGE, 2011
(DLC) 2010927890
(OCoLC)697776631
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Pilgrim; Bernice A Pescosolido; Anne Rogers
ISBN: 9781446209684 1446209687 9781446200988 1446200981
OCLC Number: 811563662
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 547 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Mental health and mental disorder in social context. Limits to psychiatric and behavioral genetics / Angus Clarke --
Challenge of measurement of mental disorder in community surveys / Jerome C. Wakefield, Mark F. Schmitz --
Mental health, positive psychology and the sociology of the self / Benedikt Rogge --
Sociological aspects of the emotions / Gillian Bendelow --
Ethnicity, race and mental disorder in the UK / James Nazroo, Karen Iley --
Gender matters : differences in depression between women and men / Jane M. Ussher --
Diagnosis of depression in an international context / Renata Kokanovic --
Stressors and experienced stress / Susan Roxburgh --
Religious beliefs and mental health : applications and extensions of the stress process model / Scott Schieman --
Children, culture, and mental illness : public knowledge and stigma toward childhood problems / Brea Perry, Bernice A. Pescosolido --
Stigma and mental disorder / Graham Scambler --
Medicalization and mental health : the critique of medical expansion, and a consideration of how markets, national states, and citizens matters / Sigrun Olafsdottir --
Danger and diagnosed mental disorder / David Pilgrim, Anne Rogers --
Clinical and policy topics. Biological explanations for and responses to madness / Philip Thomas --
Psychology of psychosis / Richard Bentall --
Sociological aspects of personality disorder / Nick Manning --
Sociological aspects of substance misuse / Michael Bloor, Alison Munro --
Social aspects of psychotropic medication / David Pilgrim, Anne Rogers, Jonathan Gabe --
Common mental health problems : primary care and health inequalities in the UK / Carolyn Chew-Graham --
Promoting mental health / Helen Herman --
Institutionalization and deinstitutionalization / Andrew Scull --
Action for change in the UK : thirty years of the user/survivor movement / Peter Campbell, Diana Rose --
Recovery in mental illness : the roots, meanings, and implementations of a "new" services movement / Ann McCranie --
Mental health problems, social exclusion and social inclusion : a UK perspective / Jenny Secker --
Social network influence in mental health and illness, service use and settings, and treatment outcomes / Bernice A. Pescosolido.
Other Titles: Handbook of mental health and illness
Mental health and illness
Responsibility: edited by David Pilgrim, Anne Rogers, and Bernice Pescosolido.

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