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A sociology of mental health and illness

Author: Anne Rogers; David Pilgrim
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Suitable for studying the effects of mental health and illness on a society, this textbook presents an overview of the major aspects of the sociology of mental health and illness. It also includes  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rogers, Anne.
Sociology of mental health and illness.
Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)761191895
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Rogers; David Pilgrim
ISBN: 033521584X 9780335215843 0335215831 9780335215836
OCLC Number: 60320098
Notes: Previous ed. cataloged under: Pilgrim, David, 1950-
Description: xviii, 269 p.
Contents: Preface to the third edition Acknowledgements Perspectives on mental health and illness Stigma revisited and lay representations of mental health problems Social class and mental health Women and men Race and ethnicity Age and ageing The mental health professions The treatment of people with mental health problems The organization of mental health work Psychiatry and legal control Users of mental health services References Index
Responsibility: Anne Rogers and David Pilgrim.

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1. Perspectives on mental health and illness -- 2. Stigma revisited and lay representations of mental health problems -- 3. Social class and mental health -- 4. Women and men -- 5. Race and ethnicity -- 6. Age and ageing -- 7. The mental health professions -- 8. The treatment of people with mental health problems -- 9. The organization of mental health work -- 10. Psychiatry and legal control -- 11. Users of mental health services.

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