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A sociology of mental health and illness, Anne Rogers and David Pilgrim

Label
A sociology of mental health and illness
Title
A sociology of mental health and illness
Statement of responsibility
Anne Rogers and David Pilgrim
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A former BMA Medical Book of the Year award winner, this book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness
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Rogers, Anne,
Dewey number
362.2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Social psychiatry
  • Community psychiatry
  • Mental illness
Label
A sociology of mental health and illness, Anne Rogers and David Pilgrim
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness; A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness; Praise for this book; Contents; Preface to the fifth edition; 1 Perspectives on mental health and illness; Clinical perspectives on mental health and illness; Psychiatry; Psychoanalysis; Psychology; The statistical notion; The presence of specific behaviours; Distorted cognitions; Discussion of the clinical perspectives; Perspectives within sociology; An outline of four sociological perspectives; Social causation; Hermeneutics; Social constructivism; Social realism
  • Discussion of the clinical and sociological perspectivesDiscussion; 2 Social stratification and mental health; The general relationship between social class and health status; The life-course perspective on social class and mental health; The relationship between social class and diagnosed mental illness; Social capital and mental health; The relationship between poverty and mental health status; Labour market disadvantage and mental health; Housing and mental health; Social class and mental health professionalism; Lay views about mental health and social class; Discussion
  • 3 Gender, sexuality and mental healthThe over-representation of women in psychiatric diagnosis; Does society cause excessive female mental illness?; Vulnerability factors; Provoking agents; Symptom-formation factors; Is female over-representation a measurement artefact?; Gendered differences in help-seeking behaviour; Are women labelled as mentally ill more often than men?; The effects of labelling secondary deviance -- women and minor tranquillizers; Men, distress dangerousness and mental health services; Masculinity meets femininity; Gender and sexuality; Discussion; 4 Race and ethnicity
  • Theoretical presuppositions and approaches to race and ethnicityRace and health; The epidemiology of mental health, race and ethnicity; Methodological cautions about findings; Type of service contact; Disproportionate coercion; Black people's conduct and attributions of madness -- some summary points; Labelling merely reflects actual incidence of mental disorder; Misdiagnosis; Racialized psychiatric constructs reflect and reinforce wider racism; South Asian women and the somatization thesis; Migration and mental health; Discussion; 5 Age, ageing and mental health over the life course
  • Age and the life courseChildhood and mental health; Sociology, childhood and adversity; Childhood sexual abuse and mental health problems; Social competence in adulthood; Adolescence, social media and mental health; The 'Third Age', retirement and mental health; The Third Age, and focus on dementia and depression in older people; Discussion; 6 The organization of mental health work; The rise of the asylum and its legacy; The crisis of the asylum; Responses to the crisis; The 'pharmacological revolution'; 'Economic determinism'
Control code
ocn889302058
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fifth edition
Extent
1 online resource (290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780335262779
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889302058
Label
A sociology of mental health and illness, Anne Rogers and David Pilgrim
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness; A Sociology of Mental Health and Illness; Praise for this book; Contents; Preface to the fifth edition; 1 Perspectives on mental health and illness; Clinical perspectives on mental health and illness; Psychiatry; Psychoanalysis; Psychology; The statistical notion; The presence of specific behaviours; Distorted cognitions; Discussion of the clinical perspectives; Perspectives within sociology; An outline of four sociological perspectives; Social causation; Hermeneutics; Social constructivism; Social realism
  • Discussion of the clinical and sociological perspectivesDiscussion; 2 Social stratification and mental health; The general relationship between social class and health status; The life-course perspective on social class and mental health; The relationship between social class and diagnosed mental illness; Social capital and mental health; The relationship between poverty and mental health status; Labour market disadvantage and mental health; Housing and mental health; Social class and mental health professionalism; Lay views about mental health and social class; Discussion
  • 3 Gender, sexuality and mental healthThe over-representation of women in psychiatric diagnosis; Does society cause excessive female mental illness?; Vulnerability factors; Provoking agents; Symptom-formation factors; Is female over-representation a measurement artefact?; Gendered differences in help-seeking behaviour; Are women labelled as mentally ill more often than men?; The effects of labelling secondary deviance -- women and minor tranquillizers; Men, distress dangerousness and mental health services; Masculinity meets femininity; Gender and sexuality; Discussion; 4 Race and ethnicity
  • Theoretical presuppositions and approaches to race and ethnicityRace and health; The epidemiology of mental health, race and ethnicity; Methodological cautions about findings; Type of service contact; Disproportionate coercion; Black people's conduct and attributions of madness -- some summary points; Labelling merely reflects actual incidence of mental disorder; Misdiagnosis; Racialized psychiatric constructs reflect and reinforce wider racism; South Asian women and the somatization thesis; Migration and mental health; Discussion; 5 Age, ageing and mental health over the life course
  • Age and the life courseChildhood and mental health; Sociology, childhood and adversity; Childhood sexual abuse and mental health problems; Social competence in adulthood; Adolescence, social media and mental health; The 'Third Age', retirement and mental health; The Third Age, and focus on dementia and depression in older people; Discussion; 6 The organization of mental health work; The rise of the asylum and its legacy; The crisis of the asylum; Responses to the crisis; The 'pharmacological revolution'; 'Economic determinism'
Control code
ocn889302058
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Fifth edition
Extent
1 online resource (290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780335262779
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889302058

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