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The Sociology of Mental Illness (4th Edition)

by Bernard J. Gallagher

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Textbooks,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Social Work,
  • Etiology,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9286256M
    ISBN 100130408689
    ISBN 109780130408686

    A former BMA Medical Book of the Year award winner, this book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness. The book considers contemporary and historical aspects of sociology, social psychiatry, policy and therapeutic law to help students develop an in-depth and critical approach to this complex Book Description. The tenth edition of Sociology of Mental Disorder presents the major issues and research findings on the influence of race, social class, gender, and age on the incidence and prevalence of mental disorder. The text also examines the institutions that help those with mental disorders, mental health law, and public policy.

    This second edition of the Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health features theory-driven reviews of recent research with a comprehensive approach to the investigation of the ways in which society shapes the mental health of its members and the lives of those who have been diagnosed as having a mental illness. The award-winning Handbook is distinctive in its focus on how the organization.   Summarizing mental health research conducted by sociologists over the last 30 years,A Sociology of Mental Illness provides a consistent narrative that emphasizes how social statuses and social roles affect mental health. The mental health treatment system and the public's reaction to mental illness are also comprehensively Edition: 2nd.

    KEY BENEFIT: Summarizing mental health research conducted by sociologists over the last 30 years, A Sociology of Mental Illness provides a consistent narrative that emphasizes how social statuses and social roles affect mental health. The mental health treatment system and the public's reaction to mental illness are also comprehensively discussed. KEY TOPICS: Topics include social causes and.   A former BMA Medical Book of the Year award winner, this book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness. The book considers contemporary and historical aspects of sociology, social psychiatry, policy and therapeutic law to help students develop an in-depth and critical approach to this complex /5(23).


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Summarizing mental health research conducted by sociologists over the last 30 years, A Sociology of Mental Illness provides a consistent narrative that emphasizes how social statuses and social roles affect mental health. The mental health treatment system and the public's reaction to mental illness are also comprehensively by: For undergraduate classes on the sociology of mental illness, several excellent textbooks have been popular.

For example, Cockerham has concise chapters that introduce students to the influence of social factors on mental illness, the utilization of mental health treatment, treatment options, and both legal and policy issues. A former BMA Medical Book of the Year award winner, this book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness and helps students to develop a critical approach to the subject.

This new edition is fully updated, taking into consideration changes in the areas of sociology, social psychiatry and policy analysis and 5/5(2).

The social realism perspective defines mental illness and the diagnosis of, as having a defined set of abnormal behavioural patterns which can be definitively seen across cultures and societies.

Realists argue that despite the fact some illnesses are not recognized or share a common name, the symptoms and actual condition are very much real and. Praise for the first edition of A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness: "I would recommend this book highly as an essential text for Mental Health Branch nursing."Philip Lister, Nurse Tutor, The Hereford & Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery "Pilgrim and Rogers' text offers an excellent starting point for those wanting an overall introduction to the sociological issues, covering.

A chronology places the cultural sociology of mental illness in historical context. photos bring concepts to life. The range and scope of this Encyclopedia is vivid testimony to the intellectual vitality of the field and will make a useful contribution to the next generation of sociological research on the cultural sociology of mental illness.

A former BMA Medical Book of the Year award winner, this book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness. The book considers contemporary and historical aspects of sociology, social psychiatry, policy and therapeutic law to help students develop an in-depth and critical approach to this complex subject.

Summarizing mental health research conducted by sociologists over the last 30 years, A Sociology of Mental Illness provides a consistent narrative that emphasizes how social statuses and social roles affect mental health.

The mental health treatment system and the public's reaction to mental illness are also comprehensively : $   Praise for the first edition of A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness: "I would recommend this book highly as an essential text for Mental Health Branch nursing." Philip Lister, Nurse Tutor, The Hereford & Worcestershire College of Nursing and Midwifery/5(14).

Mental illness is a psychological or behavioral disorder, characterized by impairment of the person's cognitive, emotional and mental capacity.

If left untreated, mental problems can result in severe disadvantage. The condition can curtail the ability of the individual. Mental illness, as the eminent historian of psychiatry Michael MacDonald once aptly remarked, “is the most solitary of afflictions to the people who experience it; but it is the most social of maladies to those who observe its effects.” If psychiatry has typically, though far from always, focused on the individual who suffers from various forms of mental disorder, for the sociologist it is.

Written by one of the foremost psychiatric sociologist in the U.S. and Europe, this state-of-the-art guide organizes all of the research conducted in psychiatric sociology to date as it examines the critical role played by social forces associated with mental illness--including diagnosis, causality, social epidemiology, stigma, and treatment, as well as the personal/5(4).

Introduction: Rethinking the sociology of mental health Joan Busfield Department of Sociology, University of Essex Recent advances in genetics, the neurosciences and pharmacology currently appear to be confirming the ascendancy of the natural sciences in contri-buting to the understanding of body and behaviour and, more particularly,Cited by: Our first preface in emphasized that this book was A, not, The Sociology of Mental Health andmore than ever, it is quite a risk to write 'The Sociology' of anything.

Moreover, as the wide-ranging references listed at the end of the book indicate, we continue to draw our material from sociology but also many other sources, including psychology and psychiatry. Call for Proposals for the Twenty-Ninth Monograph of Sociology of Health & Illness.

Proposals are invited for the twenty-ninth volume in the monograph series to be published by the Sociology of Health and Illness in conjunction with Wiley-Blackwell. Read the full Call for Proposals here. March Editorial. Thomas Szasz, The Myth of Mental Illness.

In Thomas Szasz published a book entitled The Myth of Mental Illness. In this book, he basically argued that the psychiatric diagnosis of "mental illness" was a self-serving act of ego-aggrandizement and obedience to the System. Learn sociology of mental illness with free interactive flashcards.

Choose from different sets of sociology of mental illness flashcards on Quizlet. This handbook describes ways in which society shapes the mental health of its members, and shapes the lives of those who have been identified as mentally ill. The text explores the social conditions that lead to behaviors defined as mental illness, and the ways in which the concept of mental illness is socially constructed around those behaviors.

A Sociology of Mental Illness summarizes mental health research conducted by sociologists over the past 30 years. It is the only book on the market that provides a theoretically consistent narrative across topic areas; it uses the stress model to explain that mental illness/distress is related to Book Edition: 2nd A sociology of mental illness.

[Mark Tausig; Janet Michello; Sree Subedi] Print book: English: 2nd ed For upper- graduate-level courses in Sociology of Mental Health, Medical Sociology, and Psychiatric Sociology taught in Sociology departments, and courses in Social Work. Pt. 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 --Pt. II. Common Forms of Mental Illness: Prevalence, Symptoms, and Causes.

4.A Sociology Of Mental Health And Illness (5th ed.) by Anne Rogers. A former BMA Medical Book of the Year award winner, this book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness.A Sociology of Mental Illness summarizes mental health research conducted by sociologists over the past 30 years.

It is the only book on the market that provides a theoretically consistent narrative across topic areas; it uses the stress model to explain that mental illness/distress is related to .