A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness

Paperback | May 1, 2014

byAnne Rogers, David Pilgrim

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:3.74 × 2.68 × 0.26 inPublished:May 1, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0335262767

ISBN - 13:9780335262762

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Table of Contents

Preface to the fifth edition

Perspectives on mental health and illness
Social stratification and mental health
Gender, sexuality and mental health
Race and ethnicity
Age, ageing and mental health
The organization of mental health work
Mental health work and professions
The treatment of people with mental health problems
Prisons, criminal justice and mental health
Mental health and legalism
Stigma and recovery
Users of mental health services
Prevention, public mental health and the pursuit of happiness