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Sociology of Mental Disorder

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780130979599

ISBN10:
0130979597
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
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 availableincluding 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(28)
Defining Mental Disorder
3(1)
Madness through the Ages
4(24)
Summary
28(1)
Types of Mental Disorders
29(29)
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
30(1)
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
31(1)
Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition Not Elsewhere Classified
31(9)
Substance-Related Disorders
40(2)
Schizophrenia
42(4)
Mood Disorders
46(3)
Anxiety Disorders
49(3)
Somatoform Disorders
52(1)
Factitious Disorders
52(1)
Dissociative Disorders
52(1)
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
53(1)
Eating Disorders
54(1)
Sleep Disorders
55(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(37)
The Medical Model
58(9)
The Psychoanalytic Model
67(8)
The Social Learning Model (Behavior Modification)
75(1)
The Social Stress Model
76(13)
The Antipsychiatric Model
89(4)
Summary
93(2)
Mental Disorder as Deviant Behavior
95(32)
Macro-Level Approaches to Mentally Deviant Behavior
97(14)
Micro-Level Approaches to Mentally Deviant Behavior
111(15)
Summary
126(1)
Mental Disorder: Social Epidemiology
127(11)
Epidemiological Methods
127(6)
The ``True'' Prevalence of Mental Disorder
133(4)
Summary
137(1)
Mental Disorder: Social Class
138(18)
The Classic Studies
138(10)
Explanations of the Relationship
148(5)
Summary
153(3)
Mental Disorder: Age, Gender, and Marital Status
156(24)
Age
156(6)
Gender
162(15)
Marital Status
177(2)
Summary
179(1)
Mental Disorder: Urban versus Rural Living and Migration
180(10)
Urban versus Rural Living
180(6)
Migration
186(2)
Summary
188(2)
Mental Disorder: Race
190(21)
Differences between Racial Minority Groups
194(6)
Minority Status and Self-Esteem
200(3)
Urban Black Folk Healers
203(3)
The Curanderos
206(3)
Summary
209(2)
Help-Seeking Behavior and the Prepatient Experience
211(11)
The Decision to Seek Treatment
211(5)
Family Disruption
216(3)
Family Alienation
219(1)
Public Disruption
220(1)
Summary
221(1)
Acting Mentally Disordered: The Example of Schizophrenia, Anxiety, and Depression
222(25)
Alienation from ``Place,''
224(7)
Recognizing Symptoms
231(3)
Madness as a Method of Coping
234(4)
The Definitive Outburst
238(3)
Rendering of Accounts
241(2)
The Paradox of Normalcy
243(1)
Removal from ``Place,''
243(3)
Summary
246(1)
The Mental Hospital Patient
247(24)
Voluntary Commitment
248(4)
Involuntary Commitment
252(3)
The Inpatient
255(14)
Summary
269(2)
Residing in the Community
271(15)
Stigma
271(1)
Family Responses to Current and Former Mental Patients
272(2)
Community Responses to Current and Former Mental Patients
274(7)
Adjustment to the Outside World
281(4)
Summary
285(1)
Community Care and Public Policy
286(20)
Delivery of Mental Health Services
286(3)
The Changing Focus of Mental Health Care Delivery
289(1)
Community Mental Health Centers
290(12)
Delivery of Mental Health Services in the United States: An Appraisal
302(2)
Summary
304(2)
Mental Disorder and the Law
306(27)
The Concept of Dangerousness
307(13)
False Commitment
320(3)
Insanity as a Defense in a Criminal Trial
323(4)
The Right to Treatment
327(3)
Mental Health Law and Social Control
330(2)
Summary
332(1)
Mental Disorder and Public Policy in Selected Countries
333(16)
Great Britain
333(2)
Italy
335(3)
Germany
338(2)
China
340(2)
Japan
342(3)
Poland
345(2)
Summary
347(2)
References 349(32)
Name Index 381(6)
Subject Index 387


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