What causes a man to become depressed or even psychotic?
This book, originally published in 1991, provides an account of a grossly neglected subject: the social, sexual, psychological and psychiatric problems facing men. Dealing with issues such as aggression, violence, criminality, sexuality, and alcohol and drug dependence, it will be essential reading for health professionals, social workers and welfare officers, as well as those interested in gender studies.
1. La Difference 2. Biological Aspects 3. Social and Learning Factors 4. Genetic Factors 5. Aggression and Violence 6. Childhood Disorders 7. Neuroses 8. Eating Disorders 9. Psychoses 10. Personality Problems 11. Alcohol and Drug Abuse 12. Sexual Problems 13. Work, Family and Psychosomatics 14. Endpiece. References. Index.
Psychiatry is a medical field concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental health conditions. Routledge Library Editions: Psychiatry (24 Volume set) brings together titles, originally published between 1958 and 1997. The set demonstrates the varied nature of mental health and how we as a society deal with it. Covering a number of areas including child and adolescent psychiatry, alternatives to psychiatry, the history of mental health and psychiatric epidemiology.