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Sociology of Mental Illness, The, 4th Edition

By Bernard J. Gallagher

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 20, 2001

Table of Contents

I. MENTAL ILLNESS AND SOCIAL FORCES: AN OVERVIEW.

 1. Mental Illness and Society.

 2. Concepts, Definitions and Types of Mental Illness: A Cross-Cultural Perspective.

 3. Environmental Theories of Mental Illness: The Influence of Social Stress.

II. COMMON FORMS OF MENTAL ILLNESS: PREVALENCE, SYMPTOMS, AND CAUSES.

 4. Schizophrenic and Mood Disorders.

 5. Anxiety Disorders.

 6. Personality Disorders.

III. THE SOCIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS.

 7. Epidemiology: An Overview of Patterns of Mental Illness.

 8. Social Class and Social Mobility.

 9. Gender, Marital Status, and Family Relationships.

10. Religion, Ethnicity and Race.

11. Migration, Place of Residence and Age.

IV. THE PSYCHOSOCIAL EXPERIENCES OF MENTAL PATIENTS.

12. Becoming a Mental Patient: The Prepatient Process.

13. Treatment: The Inpatient Experience.

14. After the Mental Hospital: The Social Role of the Ex-Mental Patient.

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-040868-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-040868-6

Format: Book

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