Mental Health Products

  • Promoting Resilience

    Responding to Adversity, Vulnerability, and Loss, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Thompson, Gerry R. Cox

    Promoting Resilience offers a fresh perspective that views resilience through a sociological lens, emphasizing the significance of loss issues and highlighting a range of practice implications across a wide range of fields. Drawing on the expertise of a wide range of contributors, the book…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Medicalisation of Incest and Abuse

    Biomedical and Indigenous Perceptions in Rural Bolivia, 1st Edition

    By Carolina Borda-Niño-Wildman

    Combining biomedical, psychological, and anthropological approaches to intergenerational incestuous violence experienced by rural indigenous [and] peasant women in the Andean region, this book raises new questions surrounding humanness and the normalisation of sexual violence. Through original…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge

  • Social Class and Mental Illness in Northern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Petteri Pietikäinen, Jesper Vaczy Kragh

    This book examines the relationship between social class and mental illness in Northern Europe during the 20th century. Contributors explore the socioeconomic status of mental patients, the possible influence of social class on the diagnoses and treatment they received in psychiatric institutions,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Exploring Grief

    Towards a Sociology of Sorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen, Anders Petersen

    As modern society’s routine sequestration of death and grief is increasingly replaced by late-modern society’s growing concern with existential issues and emotionality, this book explores grief as a social emotion, bringing together contributions from scholars across the social sciences and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The Privatization of Care

    The Case of Nursing Homes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Armstrong, Hugh Armstrong

    Nursing homes are where some of the most vulnerable live and work. In too many homes, the conditions of work make it difficult to make care as good as it can be. For the last eight years an international team from Germany, Sweden, Norway, the UK, the US and Canada have been searching for promising…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10 
    Routledge
    Aging and Society

  • Arts, Health and Well-Being

    A Critical Perspective on Research, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Norma Daykin

    This important book develops a critical understanding of the bridging of arts and health domains, drawing on models and perspectives from social sciences to develop the case for arts and health as a social movement. This interdisciplinary perspective offers a new research agenda that can help to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Depressive Love

    A Social Pathology, 1st Edition

    By Emma Engdahl

    Love and depression are key elements in the cultural script of emotions or affectual life within contemporary Western society, and the two have become intertwined to such an extent that it is informative to talk about depressive love. Indeed, the most common source of depression is intimate…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Intentional Self-Development and Positive Ageing

    How Individuals Select and Pursue Life Goals, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Leipold

    Are we in control of our own development in adulthood, or are we shaped by circumstances beyond our control? By adopting the concept of intentional self-development (ISD), this text outlines an action-theoretical approach to human development that emphasizes both an individual’s ability to shape…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Mental Health and Offending

    Care, Coercion and Control, 1st Edition

    By Julie D. Trebilcock, Samantha K. Weston

    This book explores the controversial relationship between mental health and offending and looks at the ways in which offenders with mental health problems are cared for, coerced and controlled by the criminal justice and mental health systems. It provides a much-needed criminological approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Understanding Mentally Disordered Offenders

    A Multi-agency Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Columbo

    First published in 1997, this volume’s purpose is to understand and clarify the nature of implicit theories currently held about the mentally disordered offender by respondents who represent a range of agencies: the general lay population, Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Social Services. The…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mental Health Social Work in Ireland

    Comparative Issues in Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Campbell, Roger Manktelow

    First published in 1998, this pioneering text examines how social, political and organisational changes in Ireland have shaped mental health social work practice in the late twentieth century. The co-editors have gathered together a range of contributors who provide knowledge and expertise in a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Recovery, Mental Health and Inequality

    Chinese Ethnic Minorities as Mental Health Service Users, 1st Edition

    By Lynn Tang

    Mental health has long been perceived as a taboo subject in the UK, so much so that mental health services have been marginalised within health and social care. There is even more serious neglect of the specific issues faced by different ethnic minorities. This book uses the rich narratives of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

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