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A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health: Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems
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A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health: Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems (Hardback)

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This book offers the first comprehensive presentation of the sociology of mental health and illness, including original, contemporary contributions by experts in the relevant aspects of the field. Divided into three sections, the chapters cover the general perspectives in the field, the social determinants of mental health, and current policy areas affecting mental health services. A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health is designed for classroom use in the fields of sociology, social work, human relations, human services, and psychology. With its useful definitions, overview of the historical, social, and institutional frameworks for understanding mental health and illness, and non-technical style, the text is suitable for advanced undergraduate or lower level graduate students.

Medical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & servicesMental health servicesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesDisability: social aspects Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 13/04/1999 ISBN-13: 9780521561334  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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