Cultural Sociology of Mental Illness: An A-to-Z Guide

Editor: Scull andrew
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: SAGE Publications

Single-User Purchase Price: $463.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $694.50
ISBN: 978-1-45-225548-4
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 173
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

In this illuminating multidisciplinary reference, expert scholars explore the culture of mental illness from the non-clinical perspectives of sociology, history, psychology, epidemiology, economics, public health policy, and finally, the mental health patients themselves.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Articles
  • Reader's Guide
  • About the Editor
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Chronology
  • Volume 1
  • A
  • Acculturation
  • Adolescence
  • Afghanistan
  • Age
  • Ageism
  • Agoraphobia
  • Alcoholism
  • Algeria
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • Amphetamines
  • Anthropology
  • Antidepressants
  • Antipsychiatry
  • Antisocial Behavior
  • Anxiety, Chronic
  • Architecture
  • Argentina
  • Art and Artists
  • Assessment Issues in Mental Health
  • Asylums
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Atypical Antipsychotics
  • Australia
  • Autism
  • B
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Bereavement
  • Biological Psychiatry
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Board and Care Homes
  • Brazil
  • Burma (Myanmar)
  • Business and Workplace Issues
  • C
  • Canada
  • Care, Sociology of
  • Case Managers
  • Case Records
  • Children
  • China
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronicity
  • Clinical Psychologists, Training of
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Clinical Sociology
  • Clinical Trials
  • Clozapine
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Colombia
  • Commitment Laws
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Competency and Credibility
  • Compulsory Treatment
  • Conduct, Unwanted
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  • Consumer-Survivor Movement
  • Costs of Mental Illness
  • Courts
  • Creativity
  • Critical Theory
  • Cross-National Prevalence Estimates
  • Cultural Prevalence
  • D
  • Dangerousness
  • Deinstitutionalization
  • Delirium
  • Delusions
  • Dementia
  • Dementia Praecox
  • Denmark
  • Department of Health and Human Services, U.S.
  • Depression
  • Deviance
  • Diagnosis
  • Diagnosis in Cross-National Context
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  • Diazepam
  • Disability
  • Disasters
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Dopamine
  • Double Bind Theory
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Abuse: Cause and Effect
  • Drug Development
  • Drug Treatments, Early
  • Drugs and Deinstitutionalization
  • DSM-III
  • DSM-IV
  • DSM-5
  • Durkheim, Émile
  • E
  • Eating Disorders
  • Economics
  • Egypt
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Electrotherapy
  • Emergency Rooms
  • Emotions and Rationality
  • Employment
  • Environmental Causes
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethical Issues
  • Ethiopia
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnopsychiatry
  • Eugenics
  • Euthanasia
  • Exclusion
  • F
  • Family Support
  • Fiction
  • Food and Drug Administration, U.S.
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Foucault, Michel
  • France
  • Freud, Sigmund
  • G
  • Gender
  • Genetics
  • Geography of Madness
  • Germany
  • Global Mental Health Movement
  • Globalization
  • Grandiosity
  • Group Homes
  • H
  • Hallucinations
  • Health Insurance
  • Help-Seeking Behavior
  • Homelessness
  • Hospitals for the Criminally Insane
  • Human Rights
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Hypersexuality
  • Hypnosis
  • Hysteria
  • I
  • Iatrogenic Illness
  • Identity
  • Imperial Psychiatry
  • Impulse Control Disorder
  • Incidence and Prevalence
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Inequality
  • Informed Consent
  • Insanity Defense
  • Insulin Coma Therapy
  • Integration, Social
  • Intelligence
  • Intelligibility
  • International Classification of Diseases
  • International Comparisons
  • Internet and Social Media
  • Interpersonal Dynamics
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Italy
  • J
  • Jails and Prisons
  • Japan
  • Jung, Carl Gustav
  • K
  • Kenya
  • Kleptomania
  • Kraepelin, Emil
  • L
  • Labeling
  • Lacan, Jacques
  • Laing, Ronald David
  • Law and Mental Illness
  • Lay Conception of Illness
  • Learning Disorders
  • Legislation
  • Life Course
  • Life Expectancy Trends
  • Life Skills
  • Lithium
  • Lobotomy
  • M
  • Malaria Therapy
  • Malpractice
  • Mania
  • Marginalization
  • Marital Status
  • Marketing
  • Mass Media
  • Measuring Mental Health
  • Mechanical Restraint
  • Medicalization, History of
  • Medicalization, Sociology of
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Melancholia
  • Mental Health America
  • Mental Hygiene
  • Mental Illness Defined: Historical Perspectives
  • Mental Illness Defined: Psychiatric Perspectives
  • Mental Illness Defined: Sociological Perspectives
  • Mental Institutions, History of
  • Merleau-Ponty, Maurice
  • Mesmerism
  • Mexico
  • Migration
  • Milieu Therapy
  • Military Psychiatry
  • Mind–Body Relationship
  • Minor Tranquilizers
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (MAOI) Antidepressants
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Insanity
  • Morocco
  • Mortality
  • Movies and Madness
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Volume 2
  • N
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • Nazi Extermination Policies
  • Neighborhood Quality
  • Neo-Kraepelinian Psychiatry
  • Neurasthenia
  • Neurosyphilis
  • Neurotransmitters and Psychiatry
  • Nigeria
  • “Normal”: Definitions and Controversies
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Homes
  • O
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • P
  • Pakistan
  • Panic Disorder
  • Pathological Gambling
  • Patient Accounts of Illness
  • Patient Activism
  • Patient Rights
  • Peer Identification
  • Personality Disorder, Borderline
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Philippines
  • Phobias
  • Placebo Effect
  • Poland
  • Police, Sociology of
  • Policy: Federal Government
  • Policy: Medical
  • Policy: Military
  • Policy: Police
  • Policy: State Government
  • Polypharmacy
  • Popular Conceptions
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Prevention
  • Primary Care
  • Prison Psychiatry
  • Prozac
  • Psychiatric Social Work
  • Psychiatric Training
  • Psychiatric Treatment, Pathways to
  • Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neuroscience
  • Psychiatry and Sexual Orientation
  • Psychoanalysis, History and Sociology of
  • Psychoanalysis and Literary Theory
  • Psychoanalysis and Popular Culture
  • Psychoanalysis and the Social Sciences
  • Psychoanalytic Treatment
  • Psychopharmacological Research
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosocial Adaptation
  • Psychosomatic Illness, Cultural Comparisons of
  • Psychosomatic Illness, History and Sociology of
  • Public Education Campaigns
  • R
  • Race
  • Race and Ethnic Groups, American
  • Racial Categorization
  • Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Rationality
  • Refrigerator Mother
  • Religion
  • Religiously Based Therapies
  • Reserpine
  • Right to Refuse Treatment
  • Right to Treatment
  • Ritalin
  • Role Strains
  • Russia
  • S
  • Sadomasochism
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Scientology
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Help
  • Self-Injury
  • Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
  • Service Delivery
  • Service User Involvement
  • Sex
  • Sex Differences
  • Sexual Surgery
  • Shell Shock
  • Side Effects
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Causation
  • Social Class
  • Social Control
  • Social Isolation
  • Social Security
  • Social Support
  • Sociopathic Disorders
  • Somatization of Distress
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Spiritual Healing
  • State Budgets
  • Stereotypes
  • Sterilization
  • Stigma
  • Stigma: Patient's View
  • Stress
  • Sudan
  • Suicide
  • Suicide: Patient's View
  • Szasz, Thomas
  • T
  • Tanzania
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Television
  • Thailand
  • Theater
  • Therapeutics, History of
  • Therapy, Group
  • Therapy, Individual
  • Thorazine and First-Generation Antipsychotics
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Trade in Lunacy
  • Trauma: Patient's View
  • Trauma, Psychology of
  • Treatment
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants
  • Turkey
  • U
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Unemployment
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Unquiet Mind, An
  • Urban Versus Rural
  • V
  • Veterans
  • Veterans' Hospitals
  • Vietnam
  • Violence
  • Visual Arts
  • Voluntary Commitment
  • Vulnerability
  • W
  • War
  • Welfare
  • Women
  • Work–Family Balance
  • World Health Organization
  • Glossary
  • Resource Guide
  • Appendix: Federal Reports on Mental Illness
  • Photo Credits