Mental Health Care Issues in America: An Encyclopedia

Editor: Shally-Jensen, Michael
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-61-069013-3
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 20
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This two-volume encyclopedia examines the social, cultural, and political dimensions of mental illness in America.

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Table of Contents

  • Topical List of Entries
  • Introduction
  • A
  • Adolescence and Mental Health
  • African Americans and Mental Health
  • Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, and Mental Health
  • Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
  • American Indian and Alaskan Native Mental Health
  • Anger and Aggression
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Issues
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • B
  • Behavioral Theories and Therapies
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • C
  • Campus Life and Mental Health
  • Children and Mental Health
  • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Community Mental Health
  • Creativity and Mental Health
  • Criminalization and Diversion Programs
  • Culturally Competent Mental Health Care
  • D
  • Depression
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)
  • Disability Rights
  • Disasters and Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Drug Abuse and Mental Health
  • Drug Companies
  • E
  • Eating Disorders
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Emergency Services
  • Ethical Issues
  • Evidence-Based Practice and Outcome Measurement
  • F
  • Family and Mental Illness
  • Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry
  • G
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Gender Identity Disorder
  • Genetics and Mental Health
  • Group Therapy
  • H
  • History of Mental Health Care
  • Homelessness and Mental Illness
  • Hospitalization
  • Humanistic Theories and Therapies
  • Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
  • I
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Insurance and Parity Laws
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Gaming Addiction
  • Involuntary Treatment
  • L
  • Latinos and Mental Health
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Mental Health Issues
  • Literary Works and Mental Illness
  • Loss and Grief
  • M
  • Marketing of Drugs
  • Marriage, Divorce, and Mental Health
  • Media Portrayals of Mental Illness
  • Medical Model of Mental Illness
  • Memory and Disorders of Memory
  • Mental Health Advocacy
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Mind and Body Approaches to Mental Health
  • N
  • Narcissism
  • Neurodiversity
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Nutritional Therapies
  • O
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • P
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoia
  • Peer Support Groups
  • Phobias
  • Popular Remedies and Quackery
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Poverty, Unemployment, Economic Inequality, and Mental Health
  • Preventative Mental Health Programs
  • Primary Care Behavioral Health
  • Prisons and Mental Health
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychopathy and Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy Integration
  • Public Awareness and Public Education
  • Public Health Perspectives
  • Public Policy Issues
  • R
  • Recovery Movement
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health
  • Residential Treatment for Young People
  • Rights of Patients with Mental Health Conditions
  • Rural Mental Health Services
  • S
  • Schizophrenia
  • School Mental Health
  • Self-Help
  • Self-Injury and Body Image
  • Sexual Disorders and Dysfunctions
  • Sleep and Its Disorders
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Work in Mental Health
  • State Mental Health Agencies
  • Stigma
  • Stress and Stress Management
  • Suicide and Suicide Prevention
  • T
  • Therapeutic Community and Milieu Therapy
  • Trauma
  • U
  • Undiagnosed Mental Illness
  • V
  • Veterans’ Mental Health Care
  • Violence and Violence-Prone Individuals
  • W
  • Women's Mental Health
  • Workplace Issues in Mental Health
  • Bibliography
  • About the Editor and Contributors