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A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health: Social Contexts, Theories, and Systems Paperback – November 16, 2009

ISBN-13: 978-0521728911 ISBN-10: 0521728916 Edition: 2nd

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"As a useful 'starting point,' the second edition of the Handbook provides a helpful reference work on an expanse of issues for students and professionals wanting to take a step back to understand the influences, factors, and stressors that may have contributed to the clinical picture." - PsycCRITIQUES

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The 2nd edition of A Handbook for the Study of Mental Health provides a comprehensive review of the sociology of mental health, with chapters written by leading scholars and researchers in their fields. The volume presents an overview of historical, social, and institutional frameworks for understanding mental health and illness.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 734 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2 edition (November 16, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521728916
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521728911
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #653,362 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Arrived in a timely manner and in perfect condition. I needed this book for my "Sociology of Mental Disorder" class and it has helped me greatly.
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By lauren Berg on April 11, 2013
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Very dense book with a wealth of accurate information in it. Was in great condition and arrived on time. Only buy it if your serious about studying mental health.
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Purchased this new edition to use for teaching college students. I used the original when I was in college and felt it met the criteria for updated information. Recommended.
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