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A handbook for the study of mental health : social contexts, theories, and systems

Author: Teresa L Scheid; Eric R Wright
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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The third edition of A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health presents a comprehensive review of the sociology of mental health.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa L Scheid; Eric R Wright
ISBN: 9781107134874 1107134870 9781316500965 1316500969
OCLC Number: 960166737
Description: xxv, 798 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I Theoretical Perspectives on Mental Health and Illness --
Introduction to Part I / Eric R. Wright --
1. An Overview of Sociological Perspectives on the Definitions, Causes, and Responses to Mental Health and Illness / Allan V. Horwitz --
2. The Measurement of Mental Disorder / Mark F. Schmitz --
3. Defining Mental Disorders: Sociological Investigations into the Classification of Mental Disorders / Owen Whooley --
4. The Dual Continua Model: The Foundation of the Sociology of Mental Health and Mental Illness / Corey L.M. Keyes --
5. What Outcomes Should the Study of Mental Health Try to Explain? / Jason Schnittker --
6. Biological Approaches to Psychiatric Disorders: A Sociological Approach / Cheryl Corcoran --
7. Sociological Approaches to Mental Illness / Peggy A. Thoits --
8. Mental Health in Cross-Cultural Context / Harriet P. Lefley --
pt. II The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness --
Introduction to Part II / Eric R. Wright --
9. Studying Stress in the Twenty-First-Century: An Update of Stress Concepts and Research / Shirin Montazer --
10. Understanding the Connection between Social Support and Mental Health / Gabriele Ciciurkaite --
11. Work and Unemployment as Stressors / Mary Clare Lennon --
12. Socioeconomic Stratification and Mental Disorder / Carles Muntaner --
13. Gender and Mental Health / Dena Smith --
14. Race and Mental Health / Jacinta P. Leavell --
15. African American Women and Mental Well-Being: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Socioeconomic Status / Diane R. Brown --
16. Marital Status and Mental Health / Daniel L. Carlson --
17. Well-Being across the Life Course / Catherine E. Ross --
18. Mental Health and Terrorism / Isabelle Beulaygue --
pt. III Mental Health Systems and Policy --
Introduction to Part III / Eric R. Wright --
19. Labeling and Stigma / Jo C. Phelan --
20. The Context and Dynamic Social Processes Underlying Mental Health Treatment: Classic and Contemporary Approaches to Understanding Individuals' Responses to Illness in Light of the Affordable Care Act / Carol A. Boyer --
21. Community Mental Health Care Organizations / Kerry Dobransky --
22. Integrating Service Delivery Systems for Persons with Severe Mental Illness / Joseph P. Morrissey --
23. Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System / Bradley Ray --
24. Cultural Diversity and Mental Health Treatment / David T. Takeuchi --
25. Preventing Adolescent Suicidal Behavior: Integrating Sociology and Public Health / Leigh Willis --
26. The Mental Health Consumers/Survivors Movement in the US / Athena McLean --
27. The HIV-Mental Health Challenge / Stephen Crystal --
28. Mental Health Policy in the United States: Critical Reflection and Future Directions for Sociological Research / Joanna R. Jackson.
Responsibility: [edited by] Teresa L. Scheid, Eric R. Wright.
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