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Description - Sociology of Mental Disorder by William C. Cockerham

The eleventh edition of Sociology of Mental Disorder presents the major issues and research findings on the influence of race, social class, gender, and age on the incidence and prevalence of mental disorder. The text also examines the institutions that help those with mental disorders, mental health law, and public policy.

Many important updates are new to this edition:

-DSM-5 is thoroughly covered along with the controversy surrounding it.

-Updated review of the relationship between mental health and gender.

- A revised and more in-depth discussion of mental health and race.

-Problems in public policy toward mental disorder are covered.

-International trends in community care are reviewed.

-Updates of research and citations throughout.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780367432034
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 370
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Dec-2020
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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