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Sociology of Mental Disorder

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Edition:
5th
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9780130999269

ISBN10:
0130999261
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

For undergraduate courses in Mental Illness and Mental Health in departments of Sociology or Social Work. Offering a complete review of the field of mental health from a sociological (rather than psychiatric) perspective, this text incorporates the most current data and research findings available including the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV).

Table of Contents

Preface ix
The Problem of Mental Disorder
1(29)
Defining Mental Disorder
3(2)
Madness through the Ages
5(23)
Summary
28(2)
Types of Mental Disorders
30(28)
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
31(1)
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
31(10)
Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition Not Elsewhere Classified
41(1)
Substance-Related Disorders
41(2)
Schizophrenia
43(4)
Mood Disorders
47(2)
Anxiety Disorders
49(2)
Somatoform Disorders
51(1)
Factitious Disorders
52(1)
Dissociative Disorders
52(1)
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
53(1)
Eating Disorders
54(1)
Sleep Disorders
54(1)
Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
55(1)
Adjustment Disorders
55(1)
Personality Disorders
55(2)
Summary
57(1)
Mental Disorder: Concepts of Causes and Cures
58(36)
The Medical Model
59(8)
The Psychoanalytic Model
67(8)
The Social Learning Model
75(1)
The Social Stress Model
76(12)
The Antipsychiatric Model
88(4)
Summary
92(2)
Mental Disorder as Deviant Behavior
94(33)
Macro-Level Approaches to Mentally Deviant Behavior
96(17)
Micro-Level Approaches to Mentally Deviant Behavior
113(13)
Summary
126(1)
Mental Disorder: Social Epidemiology
127(10)
Epidemiological Methods
127(5)
The ``True'' Prevalence of Mental Disorder
132(4)
Summary
136(1)
Mental Disorder: Social Class
137(17)
The Classic Studies
137(10)
Explanations of the Relationship
147(6)
Summary
153(1)
Mental Disorder: Age, Gender, and Marital Status
154(22)
Age
154(3)
Gender
157(15)
Marital Status
172(2)
Summary
174(2)
Mental Disorder: Urban versus Rural Living and Migration
176(9)
Urban versus Rural Living
176(5)
Migration
181(3)
Summary
184(1)
Mental Disorder: Race
185(19)
Differences between Racial Minority Groups
188(6)
Minority Status and Self-Esteem
194(3)
Urban Black Folk Healers
197(2)
The Curanderos
199(4)
Summary
203(1)
Help-Seeking Behavior and the Prepatient Experience
204(31)
The Decision to Seek Treatment
204(10)
Acting Mentally Disordered: The Example of Schizophrenia, Anxiety, and Depression
214(20)
Summary
234(1)
The Mental Hospital Patient
235(24)
Voluntary Commitment
236(4)
Involuntary Commitment
240(3)
The Inpatient
243(14)
Summary
257(2)
Residing in the Community
259(14)
Stigma
259(1)
Family Responses to Current and Former Mental Patients
260(2)
Community Responses to Current and Former Mental Patients
262(7)
Adjustment to the Outside World
269(3)
Summary
272(1)
Community Care and Public Policy
273(20)
Delivery of Mental Health Services
273(3)
The Changing Focus of Mental Health Care Delivery
276(1)
Community Mental Health Centers
277(12)
Delivery of Mental Health Services in the United States: An Appraisal
289(2)
Summary
291(2)
Mental Disorder and the Law
293(27)
The Concept of Dangerousness
294(13)
False Commitment
307(3)
Insanity as a Defense in a Criminal Trial
310(4)
The Right to Treatment
314(3)
Mental Health Law and Social Control
317(2)
Summary
319(1)
Mental Disorder and Public Policy in Selected Countries
320(16)
Great Britain
320(2)
Italy
322(3)
Germany
325(2)
China
327(2)
Japan
329(3)
Poland
332(2)
Summary
334(2)
References 336(29)
Name Index 365(6)
Subject Index 371


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