Mental Health And Illness In The City by Niels OkkelsMental Health And Illness In The City by Niels Okkels

Mental Health And Illness In The City

byNiels OkkelsEditorChristina Blanner Kristiansen, Povl Munk-jorgensen

Hardcover | November 9, 2017

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This book highlights a broad range of issues on mental health and illness in large cities. It presents the epidemiology of mental disorders in cities, cultural issues of urban mental health care, and community care in large cities and urban slums. It also includes chapters on homelessness, crime and racism - problems that are increasingly prevalent in many cities world wide. Finally, it looks at the increasing challenges of mental disorders in rapidly growing cities. The book is aimed at an international audience and includes contributions from clinicians and researchers worldwide.
The three editors, Christina Blanner Kristiansen (CBK, graduates from medical school 2015) Niels Okkels (NO, graduated 2014) and Povl Munk-Jorgensen (PMJ, graduated 1972) have since 2011 established themselves as a well functioning team in psychiatric research education and publishing. PMJ represents a longlasting international experie...
Title:Mental Health And Illness In The CityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:489 pagesPublished:November 9, 2017Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811023263

ISBN - 13:9789811023262

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Table of Contents

Tentative Table of Contents
- Prevalence of mental disorders in cities worldwide.- Positive factors for mental health promotion, prevention and treatment in city settings.- City planning, neighborhoods and mental health.- Green environment and mental health in the city. (Author: Kua Ee Heok). - Ghettoes, cultural groupings and mental disorders.- Slums and economic disparities in mental health.- Failure of community care in large cities and urban slums.- The challenges of growing cities to mental health services.- Cultural diversity and mental health.- Institutions - prisons and asylums and the deinstitutionalization.- Homelessness and challenges of community care.- Mental health, crime and illicit drug use.- Terrorism and psychiatry.- Racism, stigma and religion in mental health. - Loneliness and single person households.- Mental disorders in rapidly growing cities.- Future perspectives.