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Sociology Of Mental Disorder

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Edition:
7th
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9780131928534

ISBN10:
0131928538
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

This book presents the major issues and research findings found in the abundant sociological literature on mental disorder.Offering a complete review of the field of mental health from a sociological (rather than psychiatric) perspective, this book incorporates the most current data and research findings availableincluding the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.For sociologists, psychologists, and other professionals interested in the latest research findings in the field of mental health.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
CHAPTER ONE The Problem of Mental Disorder 1(28)
Defining Mental Disorder
3(25)
Madness through the Ages 4 Summary
28(1)
CHAPTER TWO Types of Mental Disorders 29(31)
Disorders Usually First Diagnosed in Infancy, Childhood, or Adolescence
40(1)
Delirium, Dementia, and Amnestic and Other Cognitive Disorders
40(1)
Mental Disorders Due to a General Medical Condition Not Elsewhere Classified
41(1)
Substance-Related Disorders
41(2)
Schizophrenia
43(4)
Mood Disorders
47(3)
Anxiety Disorders
50(3)
Somatoform Disorders
53(1)
Factitious Disorders
53(1)
Dissociative Disorders
53(1)
Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
54(1)
Eating Disorders
55(1)
Sleep Disorders
55(1)
Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
56(1)
Adjustment Disorders
56(1)
Personality Disorders
56(2)
Other Conditions that may be a Focus of Clinical Attention
58(1)
Summary
59(1)
CHAPTER THREE Mental Disorder: Concepts of Causes and Cures 60(37)
The Medical Model
60(9)
The Psychoanalytic Model
69(9)
The Social Learning Model (Behavior Modification)
78(1)
The Social Stress Model
79(12)
The Antipsychiatric Model
91(4)
Summary
95(2)
CHAPTER FOUR Mental Disorder as Deviant Behavior 97(32)
Macro-Level Approaches to Mentally Deviant Behavior
99(14)
Micro-Level Approaches to Mentally Deviant Behavior
113(15)
Summary
128(1)
CHAPTER FIVE Mental Disorder: Social Epidemiology 129(12)
Epidemiological Methods
129(8)
The "True" Prevalence of Mental Disorder
137(3)
Summary
140(1)
CHAPTER SIX Mental Disorder: Social Class 141(18)
The Classic Studies
141(10)
Explanations of the Relationship
151(7)
Summary
158(1)
CHAPTER SEVEN Mental Disorder: Age, Gender, and Marital Status 159(22)
Age
159(5)
Gender
164(13)
Marital Status
177(3)
Summary
180(1)
CHAPTER EIGHT Mental Disorder: Urban versus Rural Living and Migration 181(10)
Urban versus Rural Living
181(6)
Migration
187(2)
Summary
189(2)
CHAPTER NINE Mental Disorder: Race 191(20)
Differences between Racial Minority Groups
194(7)
Minority Status and Self-Esteem
201(3)
Urban Black Folk Healers
204(3)
The Curanderos
207(3)
Summary
210(1)
CHAPTER TEN 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)
CHAPTER ELEVEN Acting Mentally Disordered: The Example of Schizophrenia, Anxiety, and Depression 222(25)
Alienation from "Place"
223(7)
Recognizing Symptoms
230(4)
Madness as a Method of Coping
234(3)
The Definitive Outburst
237(3)
Rendering of Accounts
240(3)
The Paradox of Normalcy
243(1)
Removal from "Place"
243(2)
Summary
245(2)
CHAPTER TWELVE The Mental Hospital Patient 247(24)
Voluntary Commitment
248(4)
Involuntary Commitment
252(3)
The Inpatient
255(14)
Summary
269(2)
CHAPTER THIRTEEN 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)
CHAPTER FOURTEEN Community Care and Public Policy 286(21)
Delivery of Mental Health Services
286(3)
The Changing Focus of Mental Health Care Delivery
289(1)
Community Mental Health Centers
290(12)
Managed Care
302(1)
Delivery of Mental Health Services in the United States: An Appraisal
303(3)
Summary
306(1)
CHAPTER FIFTEEN Mental Disorder and the Law 307(28)
The Concept of Dangerousness
308(14)
False Commitment
322(3)
Insanity as a Defense in a Criminal Trial
325(4)
The Right to Treatment
329(3)
Mental Health Law and Social Control
332(1)
Summary
333(2)
CHAPTER SIXTEEN Mental Disorder and Public Policy in Selected Countries 335(15)
Great Britain
335(2)
Italy
337(3)
Germany
340(2)
China
342(1)
Japan
343(3)
Poland
346(2)
Summary
348(2)
References 350(29)
Name Index 379(6)
Subject Index 385


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