The SAGE Handbook of Mental Health and Illness
- David Pilgrim - University of Southampton, UK
- Anne Rogers - University of Southampton, UK
- Bernice Pescosolido - Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
Mental Health | Nursing | Other Health Specialties
Unique features include:
- a broad and inclusive view of the field, providing depth and breadth for the reader
- a team of international, multi-disciplinary editors and contributors, and
- discussion of the many of the unresolved debates in the field about constructs and causes.
The Handbook will be an invaluable resource for postgraduate students, academics and researchers studying mental health in disciplines such as psychiatry, clinical psychology, social work, occupational therapy, nursing and sociology.
A wide-ranging and cross-national examination of many core issues in the sociology of mental health. It presents a variety of perspectives on fundamental substantive and policy issues in mental health and illness. Its scope and range make it ideal for scholars and students in a variety of disciplines concerned with social aspects of psychological distress and disorder.
"Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above."