Public Mental Health

Paperback | July 28, 2014

EditorWilliam W. Eaton

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The causes and consequences of mental disorders involve concepts, methods, and syntheses that are relatively new to the study of epidemiology and public health. As the intersections of these topics become increasingly relevant, Public Mental Health provides a comprehensive introduction topublic health approaches to mental and behavioral disorders - and to the overall promotion of mental health. The volume details the latest methodologies for studying the occurrence of mental disorders in populations, including estimates of burden, cultural differences, natural history, and disparities between population subgroups. It includes reviews of genes as risk sources, the occurrence of stresses andtheir timing over the life span, and crises and disasters as sources of risk. It is an increasingly important resource for researchers, students, and practitioners in public health and its surrounding disciplines.

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The causes and consequences of mental disorders involve concepts, methods, and syntheses that are relatively new to the study of epidemiology and public health. As the intersections of these topics become increasingly relevant, Public Mental Health provides a comprehensive introduction topublic health approaches to mental and behaviora...

William W. Eaton, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Mental Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 6.81 × 9.88 × 1.1 inPublished:July 28, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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SECTION I: THE NATURE OF MENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS1. William W. Eaton, Pierre Alexandre, O. Joseph Bienvenu, Diana Clarke, Silvia S. Martins, Gerald Nestadt, Benjamin Zablotsky: The Burden of Mental Disorders2. Paul McHugh: The Perspectives of Psychiatry: The Public Health Approach3. Judith K. Bass, William W. Eaton, Sharon Abramowitz, Norman Sartorius: Global Mental Health Issues: Culture and PsychopathologySECTION II: METHODS4. William W. Eaton, Ramin Mojtabai, Elizabeth A. Stuart, Jeannie-Marie S. Leoutsakos, S. Janet Kuramoto: Assessment of Distress, Disorder, Impairment and Need in the Population5. Elizabeth A. Stuart, Jeannie-Marie Sheppard Leoutsakos, Alden L. Gross, S. Janet Kuramoto, William W. Eaton: An Introduction to Quantitative Methods Especially Relevant for Public Mental HealthSECTION III: DESCRIPTIVE EPIDEMIOLOGY6. William W. Eaton, Pierre Alexandre, Ronald C. Kessler, Silvia S. Martins, Preben Bo Mortensen, George W. Rebok, Carla Storr, Kim Roth: The Population Dynamics of Mental Disorders7. Silvia S. Martins, Jean Ko, Sachiko Kuwabara, Diana Clarke, Pierre Alexandre, Peter Zandi, Tamar Mendelson, Preben Bo Mortensen, William W. Eaton: The Relationship of Adult Mental Disorders to Race, Socioeconomic Status, Marital Status, and Urbanicity of ResidenceSECTION IV: MECHANISMS OF RISK8. Peter P. Zandi, Brion Maher: Genes as a Source of Risk for Mental Disorders9. Michelle C. Carlson, Dana Eldreth, Yi-Fang Chuang: Mental Disorders Across the Life Span and the Role of Executive Function Networks10. Catherine P. Bradshaw, George W. Rebok, Benjamin Zablotsky, Lareina N. LaFlair, Tamar Mendelson, William W. Eaton: Models of Stress and Adapting To Risk: A Life-Course, Developmental Perspective11. Carla L. Storr, Melissa Azur, Judith K. Bass, Holly C. Wilcox: Adapting To Acute CrisisSECTION V: THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE SERVICE SYSTEM12. Deborah Agus: Mental Health and the Law13. Ronald W. Manderscheid, Pierre Alexandre, Anita Everett, Phillip Leaf: American Mental Health Services: Perspective through Care Patterns for 100 Adults, With Aggregate Facility, Service and Cost Estimates14. Anita Everett, Su Yeon Lee: Community and Public Mental Health Services in the US: History And Programs15. Ramin Mojtabai, William W. Eaton, Pallab K. Maulik: Pathways to Care: Need, Attitudes, Barriers16. Shekhar Saxena, Judith Bass, Anita Everett, William Eaton, Atieh Novin: Mental Health Systems around The WorldSECTION VI: PREVENTION AND THE FUTURE17. Tamar Mendelson, Elise T. Pas, Julie A. Leis, Catherine P. Bradshaw, George W. Rebok, Wallace Mandell: The Logic and Practice of the Prevention of Mental Disorders18. Phillip Leaf, Laysha Ostrow, Ronald W. Manderscheid, David L. Shern, William W. Eaton: Progress Made, But Much More to Be Done